Selected Articles On Problems Of Labor

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byDaniel Bloomfield

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the employees in that shop to represent them in conferences with the employer. questions without referring the matter back to their organization. Nor do they go to the conferences instructed to take one stand or another. Attempts have, to be sure, been made from time to time to instruct the representatives to follow out a certain line of action or to strip them of the authority to settle the more important questions arising at the conference. These attempts have, however, always been met by the concerted opposition of the officers and of the majority of the membership. Thus, early in the history of the agreements resolutions were introduced at a convention removing the power from the conferees to settle anything relating to price lists, apprentice laws, or market money. These resolutions were received with the following comment from the president of the union: To adopt the amendment would simply deprive your officers of all executive power and make them mere figure-heads to represent the or-ganization. Take away the power to concede or alter anything in the price list, apprentice law or market money and you leave nothing of any importance on which to treat with the manufacturers' wage committee. No committee of manufacturers would meet your committee unless it had full power to act and bind the association and if this convention takes this power from them, it would be more sensible to put your demands on paper and send them by post saying that such is the will of the conventions than to send your representatives there merely to state it. This convention does not represent all the glass trade, only the working portion of it. Your employers represent the other portion. They also have an association and appoint a committee to present their demands...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the employees in that shop to represent them in conferences with the employer. questions without referring the matter b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:162 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217868401

ISBN - 13:9780217868402

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