Special Bulletins - State of New York, Department of Labor Volume 36-39

Special Bulletins - State of New York, Department of Labor Volume 36-39

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... this was ernor, especially in view of the evidence that the child was employed by the subordinates without the knowledge or consent of the defendant. But the statute provides that no child shall be "employed, permitted or suffered to work" in or in connection with any factory, thus imposing upon those responsible-for the management or control of factories a special duty to see to it that no child under sixteen years of age without a certificate required by the statute shall be permitted or suffered to work in or asbout the factory. If the statute had been simply against employing the infant a diflerent question would be presented. But where an employer of labor is prohibited from suifering or permitting a person to work in his factory he cannot escape responsiblity where a person is suiiered and permitted to work in violation of the statute. There is imposed upon him a duty of preventing a person within the prohibited clause from being allowed to work and if he fails in the performance of that duty he violates the statute and is guilty of a misdemeanor. The judgment appealed from should be affirmed. Eight Hour Law--No Recovery for Overtime Work. An employee of the city of New York who had rendered services beyond eight hours per day under an agreement with the city sought to recover therefor compensation which had been promised but not paid by the city. The Municipal Court dismissed the complaint and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court unanimously sustained this judgment, holding that the clause of section 3 of the Labor Law which provides that " This section does not prevent an agreement for overwork at an in--creased compensation except upon work by or for the state or a municipal corporation or by contractors...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236939360
  • 9781236939364