Minimum-wage Legislation in the United States and Foreign Countries

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - 335 pages

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Page 188 - If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this act is for any reason held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this act. The legislature hereby declares that it would have passed this act, and each section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more other sections, subsections, sentences, clauses or phrases be declared unconstitutional.
Page 185 - Of the members of the commission first appointed one shall hold office for the term of one year, one for the term of two years, one for the term of three years...
Page 293 - Bill confirming any such Order is pending in either House of Parliament, a petition is presented against any Order comprised therein, the Bill, so far as it relates to that Order, may be referred to a select committee, or. if the two Houses of Parliament think fit so to order, to a joint committee of those Houses, and the petitioner shall be allowed to appear and oppose as in the case of Private Bills.
Page 203 - The State of Washington, therefore, exercising herein its police and sovereign power declares that inadequate wages and unsanitary conditions of labor exert such pernicious effect.
Page 186 - ... to compel obedience by attachment proceedings for contempt, as in the case of disobedience of the...
Page 191 - ... to supply the necessary cost of living and to maintain the worker in health.
Page 257 - The hours of employment, sex, age, qualification, or status of workers, and the mode, terms, and conditions of employment; (c) The employment of children or young persons, or of any person or persons or class of persons, in any industry, or the dismissal of or refusal to employ any particular person or persons or class of persons therein ; (d...
Page 187 - Any employer who discharges, or threatens to discharge, or in any other manner discriminates against any employee because such employee has...
Page 40 - The legislature may, by appropriate legislation, provide for the establishment of a minimum wage for women and minors and may provide for the comfort, health, safety, and general welfare of any and all employees.
Page 192 - ... notice to employers paying a wage less than the minimum wage approved, give a public hearing to such employers, and if, after such public hearing, the commission finally approves the determination, it shall enter a decree of its findings and note thereon the names of employers, so far as they may be known to the commission, who fail or refuse to accept such minimum wage and to agree to abide by it. The commission shall...

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