The Journeymen Tailors' Union of America by Charles Jacob StowellThe Journeymen Tailors' Union of America by Charles Jacob Stowell

The Journeymen Tailors' Union of America

byCharles Jacob Stowell

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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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. 1918. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I COLLECTIVE BARGAINING In the present chapter the most important problems connected with collective bargaining in the custom tailoring trade will be taken up under topical heads and analyzed with reference to the policies and practices of the Journeymen Tailors' Union and its affiliated locals. 1. METHODS AND TERRITORIAL EXTENT OF BARGAINING All negotiations with employers are carried on by representatives of the local or national union, and in no case by the individual members. This policy is clearly laid down in the constitution.1 In small cities, and in small shops in large cities, there is generally no shop organization, and in such cases, if the tailors working in any shop wish to take up demands or grievances with their employer, they can bring the matter informally to the attention of the local union, which will then take the responsibility for further negotiations. Negotiations on behalf of the local union may be carried on by a standing committee or by a committee appointed for the occasion. Where the local union employs regularly a local organizer or business agent, this officer ordinarily takes charge of the negotiations, assisted by the committee. If an organizer of the national union is present he will act in an advisory capacity to the local officers and committees, and by action of the local union may be given charge of negotiations, with a status similar to that of the local business agent. It should be understood that in all of these cases the local union must approve the final settlement. In large shops in the large cities there is frequently a shop organization known as the "shop meeting." Business affecting 11914, Sees. 79, 95, 131, and 153. a given shop is transacted by the shop meeting, subject to the approval of the local u...
Title:The Journeymen Tailors' Union of AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021735369X

ISBN - 13:9780217353694