Eight Hours for Laborers on Government Work (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - Eight-hour movement - 203 pages
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Page 103 - District, which may require or involve the employment of laborers or mechanics shall contain a provision that no laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by the contract, in the employ of the contractor or any sub-contractor contractIng for any part of said work contemplated, shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day upon such work...
Page 35 - That the service and employment of all laborers and mechanics who are now or may hereafter be employed by the Government of the United States, by the District of Columbia, or by any contractor or subcontractor upon any of the public works of the United States...
Page 3 - SEC. 2. That nothing in this act shall apply to contracts for transportation by land or water, or for the transmission of intelligence, or for the purchase of supplies by the Government, whether manufactured to conform to particular specifications or not...
Page 26 - ... contractIng for any part of said work contemplated, shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day upon such work; and...
Page 168 - He shall also, from time to time, make such special investigations and reports as he may be required to do by the President, or by Congress, or which he himself may deem necessary.
Page 35 - ... to require or permit any such laborer or mechanic to work more than eight hours in any calendar day, except in case of extraordinary emergency.
Page 71 - No penalties shall be imposed for any violation of such provision in such contract due to any extraordinary events or conditions of manufacture, or to any emergency caused by fire, famine, or flood, by danger to life or to property, or by other extraordinary event or condition on account of which the President shall subsequently declare the violation to have been excusable.
Page 63 - Provided, That the Secretary of the Navy is hereby authorized to procure by contract armor of the best quality for any or all vessels above referred to, provided such contracts can be made at a price which in his judgment is reasonable and equitable; but in case he is unable to make contracts for armor under the above conditions, he is hereby authorized and directed to procure a site for and to erect thereon a factory for the manufacture of armor, and the sum of four million dollars is hereby appropriated...
Page 3 - ... and any officer or person designated as inspector of the work to be performed under any such contract, or to aid in enforcing the...
Page 167 - That it shall be the province and duty of said Department to foster, promote, and develop the foreign and domestic commerce, the mining, manufacturing, shipping, and fishery industries, the labor interests and the transportation facilities of the United States...

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