The Adjustment of Wages: A Study in the Coal and Iron Industries of Great Britain and America

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1903 - Coal mines and mining - 362 pages
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Page 159 - A treaty on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons is not an end in itself but only a means to an end.
Page 337 - By the action you recommend, which the parties in interest have in advance consented to abide by, you will endeavor to establish the relations between the employers and the wage workers in the anthracite fields on a just and permanent basis, and, as far as possible, to do away with any causes for the recurrence of such difficulties as those which you have been called in to settle.
Page 361 - ... board, by one of the circuit judges of the third judicial circuit of the United States, whose decision shall be final and binding in the premises. The membership of said board shall at all times be kept complete, either the operators' or miners' organizations having the right, at any time when a controversy is not pending, to change their representation thereon.
Page 270 - All questions shall, in the first instance, be referred to the standing committee, who shall investigate and have power to settle all matters so referred to it, except a general rise or fall of wages or the selection of an arbitrator to be empowered to fix the same.
Page 245 - Regarding drivers, they shall take their mules to and from the stables, and the time required in so doing shall not include any part of the day's labor, their work beginning when they reach the change at which they receive empty cars, but in no case shall...
Page 240 - America for adjustment, and in all such cases the miners and mine laborers and parties involved must continue at work pending an investigation and adjustment, until a final decision is reached in the manner above set forth.
Page 245 - ... labor; their time beginning when they reach the change at which they receive empty cars — that is, the parting drivers at the shaft bottom and the inside drivers at the parting — and ending^ at the same places; but in no case shall a driver's time be docked while he is waiting for such cars at the points named. The inside drivers, at their option, may either walk to and from their parting or take with them, without compensation, either loaded or empty cars, to enable them to ride.
Page 251 - The duties of the pit committee shall be confined to the adjustment of disputes between the pit boss...
Page 336 - October 16, 1902, at the request of both the anthracite coal operators and miners, to inquire into, consider, and pass upon the questions in controversy in connection with the strike in the anthracite regions of Pennsylvania and the causes out of which the controversy arose...
Page 244 - The erection of head frames, buildings, scales, machinery, railroad switches, etc., necessary for the completion of a plant to hoist coal, all being in the nature of construction work, are to be excluded from the jurisdiction of the United Mine Workers of America. Extensive repairs to or rebuilding the same class of work shall also be included in the same exception. The employes thereon to be excluded as above, when employed on such work only.

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