Monthly Review of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Volume 5

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - Labor

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Contents

Food policy framed by national committee of British workers 7880
78
Court decisions on the workmens compensation law of New York
110
Industrial poisons in the manufacture of explosives 124
124
Anthrax from infected shaving brushes_ 127
127
Cost of living in Dallas Tex 136
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Federal and State aided vocational education 142145
142
Vocational education survey of Richmond Ind 149152
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Employment in the State of New York in May 1917 159161
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Conciliation work of the Department of Labor 167169
167
Official publications relating to labor
175
Unofficial publications relating to labor 192197
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Secretary of Labors position regarding womens work 198199
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Wages and hours of laborConcluded Page
Can serious industrial accidents be eliminated ? By Lucian W Chaney
Emmet Ph D 217236
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Productivity of labor in the anthracite coal mines by Paul F Bris
37
Will profit sharing solve labor difficulties? By Boris Emmet Ph D 245252
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Changes in retail prices in the United States 253
53
Profits in food in Canada 260
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Miners consumption in southwestern Missouri 275276
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Dangers of the airplane industry from a hygienic standpoint 284 285
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Glasses for protecting the eyes from injurious radiations 286 287
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Social insurance by the United States Government 292300
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Government insurance for United States soldiers and sailors_ 300304
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Meeting the problem of the returned disabled soldier in Canada 311313
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Womens wages in munition factories in Great Britain 319328
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Industrial efficiency and fatigue in British munition factories 328 329
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Appointment of industrial commissions in Great Britain 338 339
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Report of the Illinois Pension Laws Commission 345348
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Statutory regulation of private employment agencies 352358
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Juvenile employment through noncommercial employment bureaus 358363
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Work of Federal State and municipal employment offices in the United
170
Street railway wages and working conditions 378381
178
Immigration in May 1917 384 385
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