Wages, Hours of Labor

Wages, Hours of Labor

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Except in cases where the wife herself purchases apparel with her own separate money or earnings, the ownership of such property remains as at common law. Hawkins v. Providence if W. R. C0. (1876) 119 Mass. 597, 20 Am. Rep. 353. 89 Harmon v. Old Colony R. Co. (1896) 165 Mass. 100, 30 L.R.A. 658, 52 Am. St. Rep. 499, 42 N. E. 505 (see 6'26, note 6, post); Millmore v. Boston Elev. R. C0. (1908) 198 Mass. 370, 84 N. E. 468. 93 In Wyandotte v. Agan (1 _ 87) 37 Kan. 528. 15 Pac. 529, it was laid down that an injury which prevents a married woman from carrying on a separate business is sustained by he_r alone, and consequently that an action for damages may be maintained in her own After the passage of the English act of 1870, it was held that a married woman could not be convicted for a breach of a contract of service under the master and servant act of 1867, the ratio dec'iden.di being that she could not enter into such a contract independently of her husband, and was therefore not a contracting party Wlthlll the meaning of the statute.' In New York it is held that the statute does not take effect as regards remuneration accruing for services performed by a wife "on her sole and separate account," unless her husband has consented that the services should be performed on that footing.' A similar construction has been placed upon the Missouri statute regarding wages due to-a married woman for her "separate labor," ' upon the Iowa statute regarding the wages for her "personal laboi-," and upon the Alabama statute, which declares that "the earnings" of the wife are her separate property.' On the other hand, it has been laid down that the result of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,070g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236985168
  • 9781236985163