Reports from Her Majesty's Representatives in Europe and the United States on the Laws Affecting the Hours of Adult Labour in the Countries in which They Reside

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1889 - 88 páginas
 

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Página 58 - ... any of the provisions of the preceding section, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than five...
Página 64 - It has been computed by some political arithmetician, that, if every man and woman would work for four hours each day on something useful, that labor would produce sufficient to procure all the necessaries and comforts of life, want and misery would be banished out of the world, and the rest of the twenty-four hours might be leisure and pleasure.
Página 88 - Eight hours labor constitutes a legal day's work in all cases where the same is performed under the authority of any law of this State, or under the direction, or control, or by the authority of any officer of this State acting in his official capacity, or under the direction, or control or by the authority of any municipal corporation, or of any officer thereof.
Página 88 - Eight hours' labor constitute a legal day's work in all cases where the same is performed under the authority of any law of this State, or under the direction, control, or by the authority of any officer of this State acting in his official capacity, or under the direction, control, or by the authority of any municipal corporation within this State, or of any officer thereof acting as such; and a stipulation to that effect must be made a part of all contracts to which the State or any municipal corporation...
Página 54 - Ten hours' labor to be performed within twelve consecutive hours, with reasonable time for meals, shall constitute a day's labor in the operation of all...
Página 52 - SECTION 2. This act shall apply to all mechanics, workingmen and laborers now or hereafter employed by the state, or any municipal corporation therein, through its agents or officers, or in the employ of persons contracting with the state or such corporation for performance of public works.
Página 57 - In all factories, workshops, salt blocks, saw-mills, logging or lumber camps, booms or drives, mines or other places used for mechanical, manufacturing, or other purposes within the state of Michigan, where men or women are employed, ten hours per day shall constitute a legal day's work, and any proprietor, stockholder, manager, clerk, foreman, or other employers of labor who shall require any person or persons in their employ to perform more than ten hours per day shall be compelled to pay such...
Página 58 - SEC. 4. All fines collected for violation of this act shall be turned over to the school board, or board of education of the city or township wherein such fine may be collected, and the same shall by them be disbursed for and in benefit of the public schools. 351. SEC. 5. Nothing in this act shall be...
Página 61 - ... been signed by the person so employed and the employer, requiring a less or greater number of hours of labor to be performed daily.
Página 88 - California.— Eight hours of labor constitute a day's work, unless it Is otherwise expressly stipulated by the parties to a contract. A stipulation that eight-hours...

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