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International Relations of Labor: Lectures Delivered Before the Summer ...
David Hunter Miller
No preview available - 1921
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Page 30 - The payment to the employed of a wage adequate to maintain a reasonable standard of life as this is understood in their tune and country. Fourth. — The adoption of an eight hours day or a forty-eight hours week as the standard to be aimed at where it has not already been attained.
Page 30 - Each State should make provision for a system of inspection in which women should take part, in order to ensure the enforcement of the laws and regulations for the protection of the employed.
Page 31 - Without claiming that these methods and principles are either complete or final, the high contracting parties are of opinion that they are well fitted to guide the policy of the League of Nations...
Page 29 - The High Contracting Parties, recognising that the well-being, physical, moral and intellectual, of industrial wage-earners is of supreme international importance, have framed, in order to further this great end, the permanent machinery provided for in Section I and associated with that of the League of Nations.
Page 30 - The principle that men and women should receive equal remuneration for work of equal value. Eighth. — The standard set by law7 in each country with respect to the conditions of labour should have due regard to the equitable economic treatment of all workers lawfully resident therein.
Page 29 - But, holding as they do, that labour should not be regarded merely as an article of commerce, they think that there are methods and principles for regulating labour conditions which all industrial communities should endeavour to apply, so far as their special circumstances will permit. Among these methods and principles, the following seem to the High Contracting Parties to be of special and urgent importance: First. — The guiding principle above enunciated that labour should not be regarded merely...
Page 30 - Sixth. — The abolition of child labour and the imposition of such limitations on the labour of young persons as shall permit the continuation of their education and assure their proper physical development.
Page 29 - ... have framed, in order to further this great end, the permanent machinery provided for in Section I and associated with that of the League of Nations. They recognise that differences of climate, habits and customs, of economic opportunity and industrial tradition, make strict uniformity in the conditions of labour difficult of immediate attainment. But, holding as they do, that labour should not be regarded merely as an article of commerce, they think that there are methods and principles for...
Page 27 - The conference declares that the peace treaty which will terminate the present war and will give to the nations political and economic independence should also insure to the working class of all countries a minimum of guarantees of a moral as well as of a material kind concerning the right of coalition, emigration, social insurance, hours of labor, hygiene, and protection of labor, in order to secure them against the attacks of international capitalistic competition.