Labor Problems: A Book of Materials for Their Study

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Сторінка 394 - These conditions can be changed and the interest of the working class upheld only by an organization formed in such a way that all its members in any one industry, or in all industries, if necessary, cease work whenever a strike or lockout is on in any department thereof, thus making an injury to one an injury to all. Instead of the conservative motto, "A fair day's wages for a fair day's work," we must inscribe on our banner the revolutionary watchword, "Abolition of the wage system.
Сторінка 427 - ... or of an individual employer or firm in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, to attend at or near a house or place where a person resides or works or carries on business or happens to be, if they so attend merely for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information, or of peacefully persuading any person to work or abstain from working.
Сторінка 217 - That in cases of death or of permanent total or permanent partial disability, if the monthly payment to the beneficiary is less than $5 a month, or if the beneficiary is or is about to become a nonresident of the United States, or if the...
Сторінка 460 - It may be desirable to state here our considered opinion that an essential con•dition of securing a permanent improvement in the relations between employers and •employed is that there should be adequate organization on the part of both employers and workpeople.
Сторінка 218 - ... without regard to fault as a cause thereof, except where the injury is occasioned by the willful intention of the injured employee to bring about the injury or death of himself or of another, or where the injury results solely from the intoxication of the injured employee while on duty...
Сторінка 394 - The trade unions foster a state of affairs which allows one set of workers to be pitted against another set of workers in the same industry, thereby helping defeat one another in wage wars.
Сторінка 454 - ... the Board of Trade or by some other person or body, with a view to the amicable settlement of the difference ; (c) on. the application of employers or workmen interested, and after taking into consideration the existence and adequacy of means available for conciliation in the district or trade and the circumstances of the case, appoint a person or persons to act as conciliator or as a board of conciliation ; (d) on the application! of both parties to the difference, appoint an arbitrator.
Сторінка 572 - Between these two classes a struggle must go on until the workers of the world organize as a class, take possession of the...
Сторінка 398 - The history of the Class Struggle in this country for the past two decades amply testifies to the ineffectiveness of the form, methods and spirit of craft unionism. It also shows how dearly the working class has paid for its failure to keep apace with industrial development. "The working class must accept the principles of Industrial Unionism or it is doomed to impotence.
Сторінка 162 - That the wages of persons employed upon such contracts shall 'be computed on a basic day rate of eight hours work, with overtime rates to be paid for at not less than time and one-half for all hours work in excess of eight hours.

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