Return of the Railroads to Private Ownership; September 16-October 4, 1919 Volume 3

Return of the Railroads to Private Ownership; September 16-October 4, 1919 Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... cents for eight hours, with time and onehalf for overtime. This rate under the plan Illustrated above will be Increased to 49 cents per hour. Plfference, 14 cents. Regardless of the schedule of piece rates under which he Is paid, under this order " F " will be entitled to receive 14 cents per hour In addition to his piecework earnings for every hour worked In 1918 unless the hourly rate shall In the Interim have been raised and a proportionate Increase made In the piecework schedule. For example: Assume that " F " made $90 In Pecember, 1915, at his piecework. At the hourly rate he would have earned only $72.80, and his hourly rate must therefore be Increased to 49 cents. If, in January, 1918, lie has attained sullicicnt skill to earn $100 on the same piecework schedule, he will be entitled to receive, nevertheless, 14 cents per hour for each hour of straight time worked, and for each hour of overtime 21 cents additional (If time and one-half for overtime is In effect). Assume that In the five months, January 1 to May 31, " F " has worked 1,040 hours straight time and 130 hours overtime, and has, at his piecework schedule, earned $500. lie will be entitled, nevertheless, to receive us back pay the following amount: 1,040 hours at 14 cents per hour $150. 80 130 hours at 21 cents per hour 28. 28 Total 179. 08 But if in January, 1918, th basic hourly rate had been Increased to 50 cents and this Increase had been correspondingly expressed In his piecework schedule, he would be entitled to no back pay. If, on the other hand, the hourly rate had been increased from 35 cents in 1915 to 45 on January 1, 1918, and this Increase had been expressed In a corresponding Increase In the piecework schedule, then "F" would be entitled to receive back pay at 4...
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  • Paperback | 690 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,211g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236676319
  • 9781236676313