Reproduction of Report of the Eight Hour Commission: With Appendixes I, II, III, IV, V, VIII and X Omitted, Τόμος 4
Eastern Printing Corporation, 1943 - 499 σελίδες
"Report of the Commission appointed in accordance with the act of September 3 and 5, 1916, to observe the operation and effects of the institution of the eight-hour standard workday for railroad employees." Submitted Dec. 29, 1917. -- cf. p. 3.
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Σελίδα 302 - That the provisions of this act shall not apply in any case of casualty or unavoidable accident or the act of God; nor where the delay was the result of a cause not known to the carrier or its officer or agent in charge of such employee at the time said employee left a terminal, and which could not have been foreseen: Provided further, That the provisions of this act shall not apply to the crews of wrecking or relief trains.
Σελίδα 248 - That the sum of $25,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be, and hereby is, appropriated, out of any money in the United States Treasury not otherwise appropriated...
Σελίδα 310 - July, 1914, when the members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, representing employees on ninety-eight roads in western territory, were involved.
Σελίδα 419 - Administration and the chief executives of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, Order of Railway Conductors, and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, accompanied by a special committee composed of general chairmen or the respective organizations.
Σελίδα 266 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That beginning January first, nineteen hundred and seventeen, eight hours shall, in contracts for labor and service, be deemed a day's work and the measure or standard of a day's work for the purpose of reckoning the compensation for services of all employees...
Σελίδα 303 - When road crews are tied up between terminals under the law, they shall again be considered on duty and under pay immediately upon the expiration of the minimum legal period off duty applicable to th,e crew ; provided the longest period of rest required by any member of the crew, either 8 or ]0, hours, to be the period of rest for the entire crew.
Σελίδα 302 - ... subject to this act to be or remain on duty for a longer period than sixteen consecutive hours, and whenever any such employee of such common carrier shall have been continuously on duty for sixteen hours he shall be relieved and not required or permitted again to go on duty until he has had at least ten consecutive hours off duty...
Σελίδα 251 - Conference Committees and certain of their employees represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, the Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen, the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and the Switchmen's Union of North America.
Σελίδα 248 - That pending the report of the commission herein provided for and for a period of thirty days thereafter the compensation of railway employees subject to this Act for a standard eight-hour workday shall not be reduced below the present standard day's wage, and for all necessary time in excess of eight hours such employees shall be paid at a rate not less than the pro rata rate for such standard eight-hour workday.