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American Printer and Lithographer Volume 12 (Paperback) Loot Price: R580
Discovery Miles 5 800
American Printer and Lithographer Volume 12 (Paperback): Books Group

American Printer and Lithographer Volume 12 (Paperback)

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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. 1891 Excerpt: ... to keep prices where they would enable them to pay their men proper prices? And here is where the employee gets the advantage referred to. Another way in which the Typothetse is doing good work is in asking several members to make estimates on certain jobs and then submitting the figures for criticism by the other members. This is an admirable plan and tends toward the same desirable object--better prices. Another good result which must be one of the inevitable outcomes of the formation of this organization is a more reasonable and just treatment of employees by their employers. Those who treat their men as though they were slaves and pay them little better than starvation wages will soon learn that such conduct is considered both impolitic and unprofitable by the better class of employers and they will have to change their methods, even to be respectable. In the printing business the number of unjust and unreasonable masters is growing very small and their places are being filled by men of broader views, just as the number of drunken and unreliable workmen is diminishing and the ranks are being filled by sober and industrious men. Anything which will help to further this state of things, should be earnestly sought and cultivated by all who depend for support upon the printing business, whether employer or employee. In conclusion, the writer would advise the members of the Typotheta3 to meet as often as possible to compare notes and discuss matters of mutual interest. To this end it would be well for the secretaries of local branches to formulate questions for consideration which admit of differences of opinion, and arrange for one member to open in the affirmative and another to take the negative side. Then a general discussion could follow and much good ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 170
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-75601-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-75601-2
Barcode: 9781231756010

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