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Proceedings of the American Gas Institute Volume 11, PT. 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R499
Discovery Miles 4 990
Proceedings of the American Gas Institute Volume 11, PT. 1 (Paperback): American Gas Institute

Proceedings of the American Gas Institute Volume 11, PT. 1 (Paperback)

American Gas Institute

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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. 1917 Excerpt: ...gigantic "Consolidated Gas Company of New York." I can see no reason why the cardinal points--yes, and much of the same details of this system--cannot be copied for use in companies of all sizes where there are a dozen fitters, or more. Our problems of inspection, supervision and reports are much the same as in the larger company. The main object of the system is to get something that the men will boost and co-operate with in making it a success. It is not a question of how many slips we can catch. In the ordinary way a foreman, or inspector would not consider it economical to follow up many of the items listed by Mr. Kelley, but it pays where a record is kept. For, as Mr. Kelley states, "a man always wants to be proud of his record." It would be very interesting to know the "why" for all of these 340 errors, but this alone would make a very large paper. I would also be interested in knowing how a man's standing is figured in percentage or demerits. I congratulate Mr. Kelley on his excellent paper. Mr. Kelley: Answering the criticism for penalizing men for assignment of wages, I would say that some years ago many of our men became entangled in the meshes of the loan shark. The men were bled freely and finally when they refused to pay more, the employees' wages were garnished and the company could not legally pay the employee the money he had earned. To overcome this all employees of the department who were in the toils of loan sharks were asked to make the fact known and the company offered the free services of its Legal Department to these men. They were saved from paying further exorbitant interest and had the cases closed by paying the principal only. All employees were then informed that in the future the assignment of wage...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: American Gas Institute
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 172
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-36790-4
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-36790-8
Barcode: 9781130367904

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