Special Bulletins - State of New York, Department of Labor Volume 91-96

Special Bulletins - State of New York, Department of Labor Volume 91-96

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... whole of the preceding year in the same employment it follows of necessity, I think, that his wage must be determined under subdivision 2 of section 14, and not under subdivision 1. It follows that the award already made should be sustained unless the insurance carrier is able to show that the average daily wage or salary of an employee working as a moulder in a brick yard in the same or neighboring place, received for substantially the whole of the year immediately preceding his injury, a wage less than two dollars and sixty-five cents per day, in which case the matter should come on for further hearing. D. Different day and night 1-a.tes.----A longshoreman bruised hi; shins the second night of his employment by a stevedoring company. His rate of pay was fifty cents per hour.. He had done no work for the company in the daytime but had worked elsewhere at the day rate of thirty-three cents per hour. The Commission held that the wages he was receiving at the time of the accident constituted the basis of compensation and awarded him three weeks compensation for " work at night at the rate of fifty cents an hour on the basis of ten hours counting a day's work." Upon appeal, the Attorney-General pointed out that an award at forty-one a11d a half cents an hour, the average between the night and the day rate, would yield the same compensation; namely, fifteen dollars per week. The amount involved was small and the carrier withdrew the appeal: Anderson v. Smith efi Sons Co., S. D. R., vol. 9, p. 346, July 10, 1916;--App. Div.--, Feb. 15, 1917. E. Increase of wages within the year p1'ececZing.--In a later case, Commissioner Lyon has applied the principle of the Johns award, noticed in his Minniece opinion, with the following...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236905660
  • 9781236905666