The Labour Question in Britain (Google eBook)

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Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1896 - Working class - 393 pages
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Page 396 - Conflicts of Capital and Labour Historically and Economically considered. Being a History and Review of the Trade Unions of Great Britain, showing their Origin, Progress, Constitution, and Objects, in their Political, Social, Economical, and Industrial Aspects.
Page 396 - The Distribution of Wealth. By JOHN R. COMMONS, Professor of Economics and Social Science, Indiana University.
Page 222 - The attention of her Majesty's Government has been seriously called to the widespread and disastrous effects produced by the long continuance of the unfortunate dispute in the coal trade, which has now entered on its sixteenth week. It is clear from information which has reached the Board of Trade that much misery and suffering are caused not only to the families of...
Page 224 - Conciliation be constituted forthwith, to last over the year at the least, consisting of an equal number of coal-owners and miners' representatives, fourteen each. They shall before the first meeting endeavour to elect a chairman from outside, and should they fail will ask the Speaker of the House of Commons to nominate one, the chairman to have...
Page 223 - I have submitted the letter which I have had the honour to receive from you to the Coalowners...
Page 222 - ... long continuance of the unfortunate dispute in the coal trade, which has now entered on its sixteenth week. It is clear from information which has reached the Board of Trade that much misery and suffering are caused not only to the families of the men directly involved, but also to many thousands of others not engaged in mining, whose employment has been adversely affected by the stoppage. The further prolongation of the dispute cannot fail to aggravate this suffering, especially in view of the...
Page 222 - ... brought about by the action of those concerned in it, than by the good offices of others. But having regard to the serious state of affairs referred to above, to the national importance of a speedy termination of the dispute, and to the fact that the Conference which took place on...
Page 396 - V. BOHM-BAWERK. CAPITAL AND INTEREST. A Critical History of Economical Theory. Translated with a Preface and Analysis by WILLIAM SMART, LL.D.
Page 223 - ... the present position of matters, under the chairmanship of a member of the Government who, it is hoped, will not be unacceptable to either side. Lord Rosebery has consented, at the request of his colleagues, to undertake the important duty which such a position involves. I have therefore to invite the (Miners' or Coalowners') Federation to send representatives to a Conference to be held forthwith under his chairmanship. In discharging this duty, it is not proposed that Lord Rosebery should assume...
Page 396 - THE WAGES QUESTION. A Treatise on Wages and the Wages Class. Extra crown 8vo. 8s. 6d. net. MONEY. Extra crown 8vo. 8s. 6d. net. MONEY IN ITS RELATIONS TO TRADE AND INDUSTRY. Crown 8vo. 7s. 6d.

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