Railway Strikes and Lockouts: A Study of Arbitration and Conciliation Laws of the Principal Countries of the World Providing Machinery for the Peaceable Adjustment of Disputes Between Railroads and Their Employees, and Laws of Certain Countries for the Prevention of Strikes

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - 367 pages

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Page 140 - ... from one State or Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, to any other State or Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, or from any place in the United States...
Page 145 - railroad" as used in this Act shall include all bridges and ferries used or operated in connection with any railroad, and also all the road in use by any corporation operating a railroad, whether owned or operated under a contract, agreement, or lease ; and the term " transportation " shall include all instrumentalities of shipment or carriage.
Page 150 - ... contract : Provided, however. That this act shall not be held to apply to employees of street railroads and shall apply only to employees engaged in railroad train service. In every such case the carrier shall be responsible for the acts and defaults of such employees in the same manner and to the same extent as if said cars were owned by it, and said employees directly employed by it, and any provisions to the contrary of any such lease or other contract shall be binding only as between the...
Page 151 - Territory, or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States...
Page 142 - Whenever practicable, the board shall be supplied with suitable quarters in any Federal building located at its place of meeting or at any place where the board may conduct its proceedings or deliberations.
Page 150 - Act) to induce the parties to submit their controversy to arbitration, in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
Page 101 - strike " means the cessation of work by a body of persons employed acting in combination or a concerted refusal or a refusal under a common understanding of any number of persons...
Page 145 - In either event the said Board shall promptly put itself in communication with the parties to such controversy, and shall use its best efforts, by mediation, to bring them to agreement.
Page 304 - Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters which by this Act are required or permitted to be prescribed, or which are necessary or convenient to be prescribed, for carrying out or giving effect to this Act...
Page 365 - To examine either alone or in the presence of any other person, as he thinks fit, with respect to matters under this Act, every person whom he finds in a factory...

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