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Annual Report on Strikes and Lockouts (Paperback) Loot Price: R305
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Annual Report on Strikes and Lockouts (Paperback): Us Government, Massachusetts Bureau Statistics
Annual Report on Strikes and Lockouts (Paperback): Us Government, Massachusetts Bureau Statistics

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Us Government, Massachusetts Bureau Statistics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...all the disputes of the year, being due to disputes in that industry. Other leading industries in this respect were: Boots and shoes with 60,321, or 15.94 per cent; garments with 54,510, or 14.41 per cent; and printing and allied trades with 26,440, or 6.99 per cent. The largest number of strikes occurred, as might be expected, in the city of Boston. In Boston there were 39 disputes, 144 establishments affected, 5,051 strikers, 791 employees thrown out of work, and an aggregate duration amounting to 142,594 working days. The cities and towns in which the largest number of disputes occurred were: Boston, 39; Lynn, 15; Fall Biver, 11; Lowell, nine; Fitchburg, seven; Haverhill, six; Chicopee, Pittsfield, and Springfield, five each. The city in which the largest number of establishments were involved was Boston, the total being 144. Other cities follow in this order: Brockton with 24, Fitchburg with 23, Fall River with 18, Haverhill with 16, Lynn with 15, and Gardner with 11. In a consideration of strikers Boston occupies the first position. The number of strikers was 5,051 in Boston, or 33.56 per cent of all the strikers; 876 in Fall River; 830 in Chicopee; 810 in Lowell; 719 in Framingham; 528 in Brockton; 486 in Fitchburg; 376 in Adams; and 366 in Haverhill. The number of employees thrown out of work was 3,321 in Brockton, 791 in Boston, 756 in Lowell, 735 in Fall River, 725 in Warren, 722 in Whitman, and 663 in Lynn. Causes. The year ending September 30, 1907, was remarkable for the generally prosperous condition of industry, and as might naturally be expected more strikes were occasioned by demands for increases in wages than for any other one cause. A total of 107 strikes, or 51.20 per cent, were for this cause alone, while but three, ..


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Us Government • Massachusetts Bureau Statistics
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-29318-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-29318-8
Barcode: 9781234293185

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