The Standard Rate In American Trade Unions

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byDavid Aloysius Mccabe

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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. 1912. Excerpt: ... C CHAPTER III THE AREA OF THE STANDARD RATE The extent of territory over which a standard rate is binding, that is to say, the "area" of the standard rate, varies greatly from union to union and even within certain unionsySome rates are standard only for a shop or plant; others are standard for a city; others, for a district or a section embracing a number of cities, or for a single state, or for a group of states; many others are standard for all shops under the jurisdiction of the national union.) The majority of American trade unionists work under rates applicable only to single localities. The next largest number work under "district" rates. Those working under "national" rates constitute the smallest class; but they are for the most part included in the membership of old and established unions./ A distinction is immediately observable in the matter of the area of standard rates between time-working and pieceworking unions. The great bulk of time-working unions have only "local" rates, that is, rates standard for a town, a city, or a city and suburbs; whereas in piece-working unions rates are, for the most part, standard either for only a single shop or for all the shops in a territory much wider than a single locality (Piece rates are, therefore, much more frequently district or national rates than local rates.") frhis difference is due in large measure, of course, to a corresponding difference in the influences affecting the application of these respective rates.) Difficulties are often met in trying to make piece rates standard throughout a locality which are absent in the case of time rates--technical difficulties in constructing a scale which will account for diversities in work and in working conditions in different shops. On the other hand, whe...

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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. 1912. Excerpt: ... C CHAPTER III THE AREA OF THE STANDARD RATE The extent of territory over which a standard rate is binding, that is to say, the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217372597

ISBN - 13:9780217372596

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