Special Bulletins - State of New York, Department of Labor Volume 43-45

Special Bulletins - State of New York, Department of Labor Volume 43-45

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...by notaries public or commissioners of deeds, or persons posing as such, who connive in defrauding aliens, is aimed at in chapter 471, which, by an amendment to the Penal Law, makes it a misdemeanor for any person to pose as such an ofiicial Without being such, or for any such official to practice any fraud or deceit. The above acts contain nothing to d-istinguish them as labor laws, other than their prime purpose to protect immigrants, the great mass of whom belong to the labor class. Nor is there anything in their provisions to mark t-hem as essentially new departures in legislation. But chapter 514 of the acts of 1910, which is the fourth of the group dealing with immigration and recommended by the commission, in the character of its provisions appears as a distinctively labor law and contemplates state action along somewhat new and constructive lines. This law provides for a new Bureau of Industries and Immigration in the Department of Labor, in charge of a "chief investigator," and to be manned by not more than twelve "special investigators." The powers and duties of t-his bureau are specified at length in the law, but summed up they amount practically to the following: As to subjects or matters within its purview there is almost no limit, so long as such matters concern the welfare of aliens. As to powers, however, the bureau is limited almost entirely to investigation or inspection, with report or recommendation to other governmental agencies having specific powers of regulation or enforcement. In a word, then, the function of this bureau, as the law stands, will be practically to aid or protect aliens by furnishing information to them or to other governmental agencies having regulative powers....show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236975189
  • 9781236975188