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1916 Excerpt: ...pads, and canvas fronts that are made by members
of a local affiliated with the United Garment Workers of America,
and stamped with the stamp of such local union. VII. The cutting,
trimming, and examining department shall work forty-eight (48)
hours a week, to cease at 12 o'clock Saturday. This agreement shall
be in force until day of, nineteen hundred and fourteen. AGREEMENT
OF CLOTH EXAMINERS AND SPONGERS' UNION OF GREATER NEW YORK WITH
TEXTILE UNION FINISHERS' ASSOCIATION.1 On December 10, 1913, an
agreement to last for five years was entered into between the
Textile Union Finishers' Association, an organization of employers,
and the Cloth Examiners' and Spongers' Union of Greater New York.
Under this agreement the employers obligate themselves: (1) In
hiring help to prefer members of the union in good standing; (2) to
establish a working week of 49 hours; (3) to pay established
minimum weekly rates; (4) to pay for six legal holidays; (5) to pay
double rate for overtime work; (6) to use the union label; and (7)
to eliminate lockouts. In return the union obligates itself: (1)
Not to furnish any help to employers who are not members of the
Textile Union Finishers' Association; (2) not to grant the use of
the union label to such employers; (3) to allow a certain number of
apprentices per shop; and (4) to eliminate strikes and general
walkouts. The agreement provides for the establishment of regular
channels for the peaceful and orderly settlement of all the
grievances that may arise. For this purpose a standing committee of
six arbitrators, three from each side, is provided. In case of
inability of this committee to reach a satisfactory decision, a
majority of its members is empowered to select an impartial seventh
person to cast the deciding vote. At the t...
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