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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - Women

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Page 93 - That employees shall have the right to organize and bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and shall be free from the interference, restraint, or coercion of employers of labor, or their agents, in the designation of such representatives or in self-organization or in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection...
Page 2 - The pay for female employees, for the same class of work, shall be the same as that of men, and their working conditions must be healthful and fitted to their needs. The laws enacted for the government of their employment must be observed.
Page 43 - If it shall become necessary to employ women on work ordinarily performed by men, they must be allowed equal pay for equal work and must not be allotted tasks disproportionate to their strength.
Page 97 - California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Page 25 - ... conducted by the Bureau of Home Economics of the US Department of Agriculture.
Page 7 - ... and of cotton and flax, are made in the household way; and in many instances to an extent not only sufficient for the supply of the families in which they are made, but for sale; and even in some cases for exportation. It is computed in a number of districts, that two-thirds, three-fourths, and even four-fifths of all the clothing of the inhabitants are made by themselves.
Page 1 - ... or more workmen or operatives regularly, in the same business or in or about the same establishment either upon the premises or at the plant or away from the plant of the employer, under any contract of hire, express or implied, oral or written, except farm laborers and domestic servants.
Page 86 - The idea is simply for employers to hire more men to do the existing work by reducing the workhours of each man's week and at the same time paying a living wage for the shorter week.
Page 12 - It occurred to me that woman, having received from her Creator the same intellectual constitution as man, has the same right as man to intellectual culture and development.
Page 115 - Where the law prohibits women's work on the night shift their employment in such plants may be limited on the day shift also because of the necessity for rotating shifts. On the whole, in most localities and industries night work for either men or women is frowned upon and is decreasing. The majority of employers in industry consider night work to be even more undesirable for women than for men and they would not employ women at night even if the law permitted. But in some establishments women would...

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