Industrial Democracy

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1902 - Labor unions - 929 pages
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Page 856 - Every person who, with a view to compel any other person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other person has a legal right to do or abstain from doing, wrongfully and without legal authority,— 1.
Page 856 - ... 4. Watches or besets the house or other place where such other person resides, or works, or carries on business, or happens to be, or the approach to such house or place, or 5.
Page 832 - The social problem of the future we considered to be, how to unite the greatest individual liberty of action, with a common ownership in the raw material of the globe, and an equal participation of all in the benefits of combined labour.
Page xliv - The hours of employment, sex, age, qualification or status of workers; and the mode, terms, and conditions of employment. (c) The employment of children or 'young persons, or of any person or persons or class of persons in any industry, or the dismissal of or refusal to employ any particular person or persons or class of persons therein. (d) Any established custom or usage of any industry, either generally or in the particular district affected. (e) Any claim arising under an industrial agreement....
Page 866 - The author of this work is well known as formerly Governor of Pennsylvania. He appears in this volume as a defender of protection, discussing the subject in a judicial spirit, with great fullness.
Page 695 - ... can well fall into without extreme bad conduct. Custom, in the same manner, has rendered leather shoes a necessary of life in England. The poorest creditable person, of either sex, would be ashamed to appear in public without them.
Page 858 - An agreement or combination by two or more persons to do or procure to be done any act in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute between employers and workmen shall not be indictable as a conspiracy if such act committed by one person would not be punishable as a crime.
Page 643 - The labour and capital of the country, acting on its natural resources, produce annually a certain net aggregate of commodities, material and immaterial, including services of all kinds. This is the true net annual income or revenue of the country, or the national dividend".
Page 656 - In the general course of human nature, a power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
Page 608 - The case of those wretched factory-children seems desperate ; the only hope seems to be that the race will die out in two or three generations, by which time machinery may be found to do their work better than their miserable selves.

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