Monthly Review of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Volume 3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - Labor

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Contents

Wages and hours of labor in the cotton woolen and silk industries 7678
76
Employment in foreign countries_ 9298
92
Tuberculosis among industrial workers 1 98100
98
Recent reports relating to workmens compensation and industrial acci
107
Metalmine accidents in the United States during 1914 129133
129
Decisions of the Supreme Court affecting labor 135
135
Irinciples of labor legislation 147149
147
Public employment offices in Queensland Australia 154
154
Official periodical publications relating to labor 165
165
Unofficial publications relating to labor 169171
169
Attitude of the Methodist Episcopal Church toward labor 173175
1
Conference on Social Insurance to be held at Washington December 5 to 9 1916 110
9
Employment in the State of New York in June 1916
15
Personnel and employment problems
21
Cost of livingState of Washington
31
The labor contract as property
32
Child labor in Maryland 1915
38
Compensation for occupational diseases under workmens compensation
50
Recent reports relating to workmens compensation and industrial acci
57
Coal mine fatalities in the United States 1915 and during the period 1870
61
Workmens compensation law of Cuba
72
Civilservice pensions in New York City
78
Citizenship convention under the auspices of the Bureau of Naturaliza
90
Unofficial publications relating to labor
108
Conciliation work of the Department of Labor
Annual convention of the Association of Governmental Labor Oficials 293295
11
Citizenship convention under the auspices of the Bureau of Naturaliza
17
New agreement in cloak suit and skirt industry in New York City 307311
25
Agreement between the Boston Elevated Railway Co and its employees 319 320
37
Retail prices of coal 1907 to 1916
43
Immigration in May 1915
44
Operation of the Federal compensation act in 1914 1915 and 1916_ 337
55
Workmens compensation investigation commission Utah
63
Minimumwage legislation in Australasia
71
Application of the minimumwage law for female home workers in
77
Employment of discharged soldiers and sailors on the land in Great
87
Social insurance in Switzerland
96
Official reports relating to labor
102
Foreign countries 104109
104
Official periodical publications relating to labor
109
Recent unofficial publications relating to labor
112
State bureaus for factory inspection and chief inspection officials 400 401
118
Arbitration and conciliation boards and officials
124
Wholesale prices in 1915
3
OCTOBER 1916
7
Job selling in industrial establishments in Ohio
1
Conciliation work of the Department of Labor
5
Conciliation work of the Department of Labor
7
Employment in selected industries in August 1916_
14
Health insurance and the American Medical Association
66
Strikes and lockouts in foreign countries
68
A living wage by legislation the Oregon experience 7376
73
Objections of Massachusetts employers to the statutory minimum wage 486 489
76
Survey of industrial conditions in Springfield Ill 8086
80
The organic development of business
86
Official publications relating to labor
93
Unofficial publications relating to labor
111
NOVEMBER 1916
Conference on Social Insurance to be held at Washington December 5
5
Report of workmens compensation committee of British Columbia 1015
10
Workmens compensation law of British Columbia 1916 5 59 560
15
Conciliation work of the Department of Labor 16 17
16
Employment in selected industries in September 1916
22
Strikes and lockouts January to September 1916_
28
Retail prices of food in the United States in July and August 3841
38
Retail prices of food in the United States in July and August 582585
41
Analysis and cost of readytoserve foods 4648
46
Fifth Annual Conference of the National Housing Association October
60
Workmens compensation investigation commission Virginia 612
68
State insurance commissioners and social insurance 615623
71
Recent reports relating to workmens compensation and accident insur
79
Synthesis of rates for workmens compensation 629631
85
Black damp in coal mines 9194
91
Accident experience of the Portland Cement Association in 1915_ 631635
94
Health conservation at steel mills 9799
97
Occupational diseases in the chemical industry 644649
100
Anthrax in London in 1915_ 652654
108
Standards of health insurance 658662
114
Proposed amendment of British National Health Insurance 662666
122
Industrial pensions 673675
129
Single tax in the California constitution 679 680
135
publications relating to labor 694699
150
DECEMBER 1916
Report of chief inspector of factories and workshops of Great Britain 821823
Work of State and municipal employment bureaus in the United States
5
Strikes and lockouts January to October 1916 712715
10
Canadian industrial disputes investigation act in operation 716719
16
Proposed changes in Canadian industrial disputes investigation act 719 720
22
Demand for extension of State workmens compensation laws to cover
28
1
57
Revision of industrial accident and sickness insurance laws of Norway 768771
68
Value of welfare supervision to the employer by B Seebohm Rown
74
tree 1 1 81
81
Juvenile employment in Great Britain 792797
92
Output in relation to hours of work 805820
105
Report of chief inspector of factories and workshops of Great Britain 821823
123
Official publications relating to labor 37841
135

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Page 139 - It is one thing to inquire whether the rates which have been charged and collected are reasonable — that is a judicial act ; but an entirely different thing to prescribe rates which shall be charged in the future — that is a legislative act.
Page 22 - January 1, 1917, eight hours shall, in contracts for labor and service, be deemed a day's work and the measure or standard of a day's work...
Page 36 - After deducting the amount of any compensation already paid to the beneficiary and the expenses of such realization or collection, which sum shall be placed to the credit of the employees...
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