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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - 511 стор.
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Сторінка 63 - The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among millions of working people and the few, who make up the employing class, have all the good things of life.
Сторінка 17 - 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 wage for a fair day's work," we must inscribe on our banner the revolutionary watchword, "abolition of the wage system.
Сторінка 17 - 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 489 - That every employer shall post in a conspicuous place in every room where such persons are employed a printed notice, stating the number of hours required of them on each day of the week, the hours of commencing and stopping work, and the hours when the time or times allowed for dinner or for other meals begin and end.
Сторінка 489 - ... was employed or dependent for employment; but no stopping of machinery for less than thirty consecutive minutes shall justify such overtime employment, nor shall such overtime employment be authorized until a written report of the day and hour of its occurrence and its duration is sent to the chief of the district police or to an inspector of factories and public buildings.
Сторінка 489 - ... and every parent or guardian who permits any minor to be so employed, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twentyfive, nor more than fifty dollars for each offense.
Сторінка 64 - It is the historic mission of the working class to do away with capitalism. The army of production must be organized, not only for the everyday struggle with capitalists, but also to carry on production when capitalism shall have been overthrown. By organizing industrially we are forming the structure of the new society within the shell of the old.
Сторінка 489 - The employment of such person at any time other than as stated in said printed notice shall be deemed a violation of the provisions of this section unless it appears that such employment was to make up time lost on a previous...
Сторінка 204 - An age and schooling certificate shall be approved only by the superintendent of schools or by a person authorized by him in writing...
Сторінка 489 - No minor under eighteen years of age and no woman shall be employed in laboring in any manufacturing establishment more than ten hours in any one day, except when it is necessary to make repairs to prevent the interruption of the ordinary running of the machinery, or...

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