Conference on Welfare Work: Held at the Waldorf Astoria, New York City, March 16, 1904

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Press of A. H. Kellogg, 1904 - Charities - 205 pages

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Page 179 - An employe' disabled from work by illness or injury receives $6 per week for not more than six mouths if his earnings be $5 weekly or over. One-half benefit is paid to those receiving less than $5 a week. Provision is also made for the payment of a funeral benefit of $100 and a half benefit of $50, and upon the death of the wife of a member he receives $50. In addition the company defrays all expenses incurred in the treatment of injured workmen who are taken to hospitals, and it also engages and...
Page 58 - ... have), we knew that the main avenue of the town would be the most attractive to live on; so we thought we must use space more closely than in the somewhat extravagant manner of having large lots with small cottages. We decided therefore, to build some modern blocks, containing small apartments — such as are found in the best avenues of all cities, except that, of course, ours would be more modest and simple in every way. Strange to say, this venture has not been successful at all so far, since...
Page 8 - The school is held in the afternoon after the public schools, from 4 to 6 o'clock. Good, plain cooking is taught— how to make a dinner from cheap cuts of meat, the proper food to buy and the correct combinations to use to build up the tissues of the body and brain.
Page 93 - ... Manufacturing Co., of Providence, RI, on May 1, 1903, adopted a pension plan, "believing that it is the duty of every corporation which has been in existence for 50 years to provide for those whose terms of service have covered the greater portion of their active life." According to a circular of the company, employees whose records are satisfactory to the company will, if disqualified for work on account of age or permanent ill health, be eligible to pensions under the following age limits and...
Page 94 - ... date of February 23, 1939; therefore it will not be necessary to print them again. STATEMENT OF HON. SAM C. MASSINGALE, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA The CHAIRMAN. The committee will hear Mr. Massingale at this time. Mr. MASSINGALE. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee: I do not want to take up very much of your time. The CHAIRMAN. Would you like to make a brief statement before being interrupted with questions? Mr. MASSINGALE. I suspect it would be a little better...
Page 187 - ... high, the participation was correspondingly high, and vice versa. In 1890 the system was enlarged so as to include foremen and assistant foremen, whose participation was based upon the foregoing method, the payments, however, being proportionately smaller. Since the latter year the plan has been somewhat extended annually among the older employe's of the classes named.
Page xxix - ... have it free from any pollution, te.sts being made at intervals to guard against any chances of sickness. The old dirt roads that once surrounded the mills have been replaced by macadam roads, lawns have been created, shrubbery planted, vines started around the mills, and the whole appearance changed. It was interesting to see, after the development had started, the exact influence created. It was, however, as we expected it would be. The employees took home with them the lessons we were endeavoring...
Page 67 - Brown, esq., secretary of the international committee of the Young Men's Christian Association, New York, NY Mr.

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