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Helpers. (4) Helpers shall do all utility work, such as loading and unloading stock in shop and building, building scaffolding and rigging for heavy work, and assist in other work as required by the cutter and setter.
Saryers. (5) Sawyers shall run all gang, cable, and diamond saws, set all blocks in gange, and hammer and set all saws.
JURISDICTION AWARDS OF THE BUILDING TRADES DEPARTMENT OF THE AMERICAN
FEDERATION OF LABOR.
International Union Marble Workers v. United Brotherhood Carpenters and Joiners
Building of scaffolding.
Building of scaffolding for marble workers where carpenter's tools are not required belongs to the marble workers.
But where carpenter's tools are required, then the work belongs to the carpenters. Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America v. International
Association of Marble Workers. Agreement entered into by and between the general executive board of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America and the general executive board of the International Association of Marble Workers shall take effect Decem ber 5, 1910, and remain in force until amended, revised, or changed at a meeting between the representatives of both organizations called for this purpose.
SECTION 1. It is agreed by both parties to this agreement that all plate and window glass, mirrors, beveled plate, rough, ribbed, wire, figured, colored, or art glass set in sash, frames, doors, or skylights, constructed of wood, sheet metal, iron, stone, or other material and set with putty or molding shall be set by the members of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, and that where glass is used as a substitute for marble in interior finish or decoration and is carved, cut, polished, or rubbed, shall be set by members of the International Marble Workers of America.
SEC. 2. Should any differences arise regarding the work as covered by this agreement, a committee appointed by and representing the district council or local union of each organization in that locality shall meet and adjust such differences. Should, the committees of the local unions fail to agree, an executive ofiicer of each international union shall be requested to attend and assist in the adjustment.
Sec. 3. It is further agreed that the national oílicers of both organizations shall insist that all agreements entered into shall be carried out by affiliated unions.
International Association Marble Torkers 2. International Association Bridge and
Structural Iron Workers.
Slate treads on iron stairs having provoked a dispute in jurisdiction between the organizations above named, was submitted to the executive council November 29, 1909. The action taken follows:
The executive council of the building trades department, on being called upon for a decision awarded the work in question (slate treads) to the marble workers.
International Association of Marble Workers v. United Association Journcymen Plumb
ers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitters' Helpers. [Decision of the Rochester Convention, Building Trades Department, American Federation of Lahor,
adopted November 28, 1912. See page 132 of printed proceedings.) Resolved, That the setting of floor slabs, backs, partitions of urinal stalls, closets, and shower baths properly belongs to the International Association of Marble Workers.
The foregoing decision does not concede to the marble workers the right to install marble work that is connected with the water supply or sewer or water-tight work regularly catalogued as plumbing fixtures.
NEW YORK JURISDICTION. Jurisdiction over hand cutting, carving, and setting, and operating all machines for molding, cross cutting, and checking on all interior marble and stone work contracted for by them; but will not work any marble manufactured by convict labor or manufactured marble imported into the United States (except antique mantels), or marble finished outside of New York or vicinity, for use in New York or vicinity, other than domestic marble floor tiles, treads, and platiorms not more than 2 inches thick, and such tiles, treads, and platforms shall not be convict manufactured.
AWARDS AND DECISIONS OF THE GENERAL ARBITRATION BOARD OF GREATER NEW
Reliance Labor Club of Marble Cutters v. I'm. Baumgarter. & Co.-Setting marble
mantels DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, August 28, 1905.- The committee finds that the firm of Wm. Baumgarten & Co. violated the arbitration plan by employing men not members of the recognized marble workers' union to set the mantels on the job mentioned in the complaint. Reliance Labor Club of Marble Cutters, Carvers, and Setters v. G. A. Suter and the Sheet
Metal Workers' Union-Drilling holes in marble. DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, NOVEMBER 8, 1905.—The work of drilling holes in marble is in the possession of the marble workers' union, excepting where holes are one-half inch in diameter or less, and the amount of such drilling does not require more than eight hours' work. Reliance Labor Club Marble Cutters v. Wm. Bradley & Son-- Marble toilet and bath-room
work. DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, JUNE 18, 1907.—The work referred to in the complaint (Brooklyn Training School for Teachers) consisting of toilet and bath-room work, composed of wall linings, backs, partitions, front plates, and stiles, is work that has been in the possession of the Reliance Labor Club.
JOURNEYMEN STONECUTTERS' ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA.
ORIGINAL CHARTER CLAIMS AND JURISDICTION.
The members of this association shall consist of journeymen stonecutters, stone carvers, stone setters, and machine men.
This association claims the setting of all cut stone and artificial stone.
All stonework on which a mallet, mash hammer, and chisel are used, shoddy work and pitch-faced ashlar and artificial stone included, shall be considered as practical stonecutting and must be performed according to the rules and regulations of the branch under which it is done, provided it does not conflict with the constitution and by-laws of the general union.
DECISION OF THE GENERAL ARBITRATION BOARD OF GREATER NEW YORK. Reliance Labor Club v. Exterior Stone Setters' Union Erection certain exterior marble
work. DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, May 1, 1907.—The work in question, exterior marble, is in the possession of the Journeymen Stone Setters' Union.
STONEMASONS' INTERNATIONAL UNION.
ORIGINAL CHARTER CLAIMS AND JURISDICTION. This union claims that all stone, whether set in brickwork as trimmings or otherwise, and all artificial stone, terra cotta, and pointing of all kinds is considered stone masonry. A further declaration is made as to the right to the cutting of all rock-face, ashlar, broken-range work, with mash hammer or mallet and tools of any kind, as required by such work.
DECISION OF THE GENERAL ARBITRATION BOARD OF GREATER NEW YORK. Amalgamated Bluestone Cutters, Flaggers, Curb and Bridge Setters v. Journeymen Stone
Masons and Setters' Local No. 84—Setting curbing. DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, SEPTEMBER 16, 1908.—The agreement between the unions (Journeymen Stone Masons and Setters' Local No. 84, and Amalgamated Bluestone Cutters, Flaggers, Curb and Bridge Setters) does not apply to the work of setting curbing when the curbing is not set in connection with other stonework. INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GRANITE CUTTERS OF AMERICA.
ORIGINAL CHARTER CLAIM AND JURISDICTION.' All men who have served a regular apprenticeship at granite or hard stone dressing, polishing, sawing, cutting, and carving, or are otherwise qualified to be considered journeymen, including all operators on granite dressing, polishing, cutting and carving machines, and pneumatic tools, are eligible to membership. Men who cut stone with mallets and tooth chisels can not become members unless they are also practical workmen on granite or hard stone cutting Tool sharpeners who sharpen granite cutters' tools are also eligible.
The Granite Cutters' International Association of America claims the right of jurisdiction over cutting, carving, and dressing all granite and hard stone on which granite cutters' tools are used. This includes from the roughest of street work and rock-faced ashlar to the finest of molded work, carving, statuary, machine cutting, turning, rubbing, polishing, or dressing of any kind on granite and other hard stone on which granite-cutting tools or machines are used; and making up, sharpening, or dressing said tools, either by hand or machine. Said association, its branches and districts, as they apply, claims and exercises the right, in accordance with its constitution, of deciding who is entitled to membership therein. No other trade, craft, or calling has any right or jurisdiction over cutting, carving, turning, rubbing, polishing, or dressing granite and hard stone of any kind on which granite-cutting tools, including machines, are used, nor of any person connected therewith, excepting as a member of and according to the laws governing the Granite Cutters' International Association of America. TUNNEL AND SUBWAY CONSTRUCTORS' INTERNATIONAL UNION.
ORIGINAL CHARTER CLAIM AND JURISDICTION: The Rock Drillers and Tool Sharpeners' Local Union claims jurisdiction over drilling of tunnels, sewers, cellars, cutting of streets, also railroad cuts where rock drills are
1 The International Association of Granite Cutters of America, as such, was never a party to the plan. Representatives of a granite cutters' local union, organized by the bosses, were seated in the General Arbitration Board.
used regardless of whatever power, either by hand, steam, or air, including jap drills and guns. The jurisdiction of the tool sharpeners shall be the sharpening of all tools for rock drillers in this class of work,
The electrical trades as applied to the building industry include wiring, installing, repairing, and maintaining all electrical machines and devices of whatever nature used or operated in buildings or structures, as well as wiring for the installation of thermostat systems, the wiring, assembling, turning, hanging, and globing of gas, electric, and combination fixtures in or on any building or structure.
NUMBER OF UNIONS AND MEMBERS AND RATE OF WAGES IN ELECTRICAL TRADES,
BY OCCUPATIONS, 1913.
ORIGINAL CHARTER CLAIM AND JURISDICTION.
Wiring in and wiring and installing conduit in building, subways, ships, bridges and arches. Manufacturing, installing, repairing, and maintaining isolated and block plants, except linework. Manufacturing, installing, and repairing of all electrical machines and devices, except in central light and power stations, when work is done by distributing company. Electric-bell, flash-light annunciator, and thermostat systems. Automatic controlling devices, making all electrical decorations and signs and connecting same to the service wires. Erecting and operating all electric motors used for hoisting or carrying material of any kind, installing private fire, burglaralarm, and telephone systems, except linework. Wiring, assembling, hanging, and connecting all electric and combination fixtures. All cutting or channeling made necessary by the introduction of electrical devices herein specified.
JURISDICTION AWARDS OF THE BUILDING TRADES DEPARTMENT OF THE AMERICAN
FEDERATION OF LABOR.
Agreement entered into by and between the International Union of Elevator Constructors and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, filed with the department December 14, 1912:
The International Union of Elevator Constructors has conceded the work described hereunder as belonging to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers when the same is done in connection with the construction of elevators:
“The electrical work on flash lights, electrical annunciators and lamps, and feed wires to the controller."!
NEW YORK JURISDICTION. This local shall have jurisdiction over all inside electrical work and all inside electrical workers within the territory known as Greater New York and Long Island, and also to a point haliway to the jurisdiction of the nearest local of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, as defined by a charter granted by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. The work of the members of this union shall consist of the erecting, installing, and assembling of all dynamos, motors, compensators, including the channeling, cutting, and drilling of all material and preparing the way for placing and fastening all iron or other conduit moldings, cables, or wires of any description used in connection with electrical work. Wiring in and wiring and installing all conduits, and moldings, cables in buildings, subways, ships, bridges and arches, cars; installing, operating, repairing, and maintaining isolated and block plants; installing electrical switch and signal apparatus and all wiring pertaining thereto, except linework; installing and repairing of electrical machines and devices, except in central light and power stations, when work is done by distributing company; electric bell, flash-light annunciator, and thermostat systems; automatic controlling devices; installing and operating all lamps used for projecting machines; making all electrical decorations and signs, hanging and connecting same to the service wires; erecting and operating all electric motors used for hoisting or carrying material of any kind; installing private fire, burglar-alarm, speaking tubes, and telephone systems, except linework wiring; assembling, hanging, and connecting all electric and combination fixtures; all cutting or channeling made necessary by the introduction of electric devices herein specified. AWARDS AND DECISIONS OF THE GENERAL ARBITRATION BOARD OF GREATER NEW YORK. Electrical Contractors' Association v. Electrical Workers' Union No. 3-Switchboard
question. ARBITRATORS' DECISION OF FEBRUARY 18, 1902. Switchboards may be delivered and erected at the job by manufacturers of same, but all wiring on and to the board shall be done by members of the union.' Electrical Contractors' Association and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers v.
Mason Builders' Association and Bricklayers' Unions—Cutting of pipe chasés. ARBITRATORS' DECISION OF NOVEMBER 18, 1903.-New work.-1. Builders shall do the cutting necessary for the installation of electric conduits, of all solid brickwork, also of all fireproofing where three or more conduits run together, and for all panels and cut-out boxes at their own expense.
2. That electricians shall cut on all fireproof partitions where less than three conduits run together, and may drill holes through floors or walls, and cut any brickwork for slight changes.
3. Contracts entered into prior to the date of this award shall be executed as heretofore. That is, if the cutting is in the electrician's contract he shall employ his own men, at his option, to cut. If in the builder's contract, he shall employ the men he now employs; but after the date of this award the cutting of solid brickwork, and of all fireproofing, where three or more conduits run together, and all panels and cutout boxes shall be eliminated from the electrician's contract.
4. Old or repair work.-Where cutting or piercing is through or on old walls the electrician shall cut with whom he may choose. Where cutting is through or on new walls, the builder shall do the cutting necessary for the installation of electric conduits of all solid brickwork; also, of all fireproofing where three or more conduits run together and of all panel and cut-out boxes at his own expense, and electricians shall cut the fireproofing partition where less than three conduits run together, and may drill holes through floors or walls or cut any brickwork for slight changes.
1 This award was made prior to the organization of the General Arbitration Board, but became part of the code.