The Labor Movement

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Page 447 - Whenever in the opinion of the Government of the United States the coming of Chinese laborers to the United States, or their residence therein, affects or threatens to affect the interests of that country, or to endanger the good order of the said country or of any locality within the territory thereof, the Government of China agrees that the Government of the United States may regulate, limit, or suspend such coming or residence, but may not absolutely prohibit it.1 The limitation or suspension...
Page 95 - The manifest intent of the association is, to induce all those engaged in the same occupation to become members of it. Such a purpose is not unlawful. It would give them a power which might be exerted for useful and honorable purposes, or for dangerous and pernicious ones. If the latter were the real and actual object, 1 Commonwealth v.
Page 126 - ... if any person shall by violence to the person or property ... or by threats or intimidation, or by molesting or in any way obstructing another...
Page 479 - ... to make, ordain and establish all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes and ordinances...
Page 504 - To persuade employers to agree to arbitrate all differences which may arise between them and their employees, in order that the bonds of sympathy between them may be strengthened and that strikes may be rendered unnecessary.
Page 169 - A struggle is going on in the nations of the civilized world between the oppressors and the oppressed of all countries, a struggle between capital and labor, which must grow in intensity from year to year and work disastrous results to the toiling millions of all nations if not combined for mutual protection and benefit.
Page 95 - ... were that they would not work for a person who, after due notice, should employ a journeyman not a member of their society. Supposing the object of the association to be laudable and lawful, or at least not unlawful, are these means criminal* The case supposes that these persons are not bound by contract, but free to work for whom they please, or not to work, if they so prefer. In this state of things we can not perceive that it is criminal for men to agree together to exercise their own acknowledged...
Page 421 - To secure to the toilers a proper share of the wealth that they create; more of the leisure that rightfully belongs to them; more societary advantages; more of the benefits, privileges, and emoluments of the world; in a word, all those rights and privileges necessary to make them capable of enjoying, appreciating, defending, and perpetuating the blessings of good government.
Page 95 - ... who should, after notice, employ a journeyman who habitually used it. The consequences might be the same. A workman, who should still persist in the use of ardent spirit, would find it more difficult to get employment ; a master employing such an one might, at times, experience inconvenience in his work, in losing the services of a skilful but intemperate workman.
Page 141 - That the emancipation of labour is neither a local nor a national, but a social problem, embracing all countries in which modern society exists, and depending for its solution on the concurrence, practical and theoretical, of the most advanced countries...

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