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Special Bulletins Volume 7-8 (Paperback) Loot Price: R911
Discovery Miles 9 110
Special Bulletins Volume 7-8 (Paperback): New York Dept of Labor
Special Bulletins Volume 7-8 (Paperback): New York Dept of Labor

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Special Bulletins Volume 7-8 (Paperback)

New York Dept of Labor

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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. 1905 Excerpt: ...of employing printers, relative to the renewal, on January 1, 1906, of the agreement between the two organizations, resolved "that the union declines to accept the proposition of the Typothetaj to ' renew the present agreement in its entirety for a term of three years, ' and instructs its representatives to present the following resolution for consideration at the joint meeting of the conference committee, Thursday, November ), 1905: 'Resolved, that on and after January 1, 1906, eight hours (at the present scale of prices) shall constitute a day's work in all book and job composing rooms in the jurisdiction of Typographical Union No. 6 and the Typothetae of the City of New York.'" Accordingly, on November 9th, at the meeting of the joint trade committee of the typographical union and the Typothetas President P. H. McCormick of the union submitted a written communication containing the resolution adopted on November 5th. Discussion followed and the Typothetip's representatives finally refused to accede to the union's terms, stating that they had been directed to maintain the nine-hour day. Then the following letter, addressed to the president of the union, was drafted by the employers' committee and signed by President Green of the Typothetae: "In answer to your favor of even date I regret that we cannot accept your proposition, nor any proposition looking to a reduction in the hours at the present time." This action practically brought to a close the friendly relations that for a number of years had existed between the organized employers and their journeymen compositors. The officials of the union then endeavored to obtain agreements from individual concerns to grant the eight-hour day at the beginning of 1906. Among the establishments v...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: New York Dept of Labor
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 406
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-50718-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-50718-1
Barcode: 9781130507188

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