Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor, Issue 1

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GovernmentPrint.Office, 1886 - Labor
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Page 477 - Every person, firm, or corporation employing females in any manufacturing, mechanical, or mercantile establishment in this state, shall provide suitable seats for the use of the females so employed, and shall permit the use of such seats by them when they are not necessarily engaged in the active duties for which they are employed.
Page 272 - Columbia, under contract or agreement, parol or special, express or implied, made previous to the importation or migration of such alien or aliens, foreigner or foreigners, to perform labor or service of any kind in the United States, its Territories, or the District of Columbia.
Page 271 - That from and after the passage of this act it shall be unlawful for any person, company, partnership, or corporation, in any manner whatsoever, to prepay the transportation, or in any way assist or encourage the importation or migration of any alien or aliens, any foreigner or foreigners, into the United States, its Territories, or the District of Columbia...
Page 272 - ... aforesaid. And it shall be the duty of the district attorney of the proper district to prosecute every such suit at the expense of the United States. " SEC. 4. That the master of any vessel who shall knowingly bring within the United States...
Page 272 - States, or by any person who shall first bring his action therefor in his own name and for his own benefit, including any such alien thus promised labor or service of any kind as aforesaid, as debts of like amount are now recovered in the courts of the United States; and separate suits may be brought for each alien thus promised labor or service of any kind as aforesaid.
Page 475 - No conspiracy is punishable criminally unless it is one of those enumerated in the last two sections, and the orderly and peaceable assembling or co-operation of persons employed in any calling, trade or handicraft for the purpose of obtaining an advance in the rate of wages or compensation, or of maintaining such rate, is not a conspiracy.
Page 466 - ... and all due diligence shall be used to keep such trap-doors closed at all times, except when in actual use by the occupant of the building having the use and control of the same.
Page 474 - The owner or agent of every coal mine shall provide and establish for every such mine an adequate amount of ventilation, of not less than fifty-five cubic feet per second of pure air, or thirty-three hundred feet per minute, for every fifty men at work in such mine, and as much more as circumstances may require, which shall be circulated through to the face of each and every working place throughout the entire mine, to dilute and render harmless and expel therefrom the noxious, poisonous...
Page 463 - State prison not more than five years nor less than one year, and disfranchised and rendered Incapable of holding any office of trust or profit for any determinate period.
Page 31 - I understand it, the difference in price which he thinks ought to exist between the price of the raw material and the price of the finished product in order to give the manufacturer a fair profit ? Senator GRONNA.

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