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Cause for reduction of skilled labor in Washington and other navy-yards.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs

Cause for reduction of skilled labor in Washington and other navy-yards.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor supply,
  • Navy-yards and naval stations

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCall for information relative to reduction of labor in navy-yards
    SeriesH.rp.785
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16102802M


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Cause for reduction of skilled labor in Washington and other navy-yards. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

NAVY-YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C., Octo SIR: By order of the commandant of Washington Navy-Yard, and with the approval of the Navy Department, I have prepared a history of the said navy-yard from its origin to the present time, and have turned it over for supervision, etc., to the commanding officer of the yard, Captain Meade, preparatory to its publication by.

The Secretary of the Navy on Apin circular letter to commandants of navy yards, advised that under the eight-hour law of J"the Department has no authority to extend the hours of labor by making more than eight hours a day's work, but it has the right to employ mechanics, workmen, and laborers extra hours and to pay.

Slave labor on United States military installations was a common sight in the first half of the nineteen century, for agencies and departments of the federal government were deeply involved in the use of enslaved blacks.

In fact, the United States military were the largest federal employers of rented or leased slaves throughout the antebellum period. The Brooklyn Navy Yard (originally known as the New York Navy Yard) is a shipyard and industrial complex located in northwest Brooklyn in New York City, New Navy Yard is located on the East River in Wallabout Bay, a semicircular bend of the river across from Corlears Hook in is bounded by Navy Street to the west, Flushing Avenue to the south, Controlled by: United States Navy.

The timeline of labor history in Pennsylvania lists significant events and influential persons in the labor movement and/or in working-class life and culture in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The timeline includes entries of non-native Pennsylvanians and events outside of Pennsylvania that shaped and reshaped labor history in Pennsylvania. They pressed other ship yard workers to join them for a general strike in support of a ten-hour work day Labor unrest also arose within Washington, D.C.

in as efforts got underway to form a Trades Union to represent all the trades within the District of Columbia. None of the United States Navy Yards have been included. The analysis applied in this section of the study is designed to indi­ cate the relative frequency of injuries (a) in the various departmental divisions of the shipbuilding industry, (b) in shipyards of various sizes, and (c) in shipyards of various regions of the country.

Detailed sectionFile Size: 3MB. In Octoberthe mechanics employed in the New York and Brooklyn Navy Yards petitioned the Secretary of the Navy for a reduction of the hours of labor to ten. The latter referred the petition to the Board of Navy Commissioners, who returned the petition with the opinion that it would be detrimental to the government to accede to their request.

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Many of these workers were women, and the other women who worked in factories cried out against this. Oe made without reduction on account of the reduction of boura ot labor, when it shall be made to appear that such was tbe sole cause of the reduction ol wage?.

To-day, in response to an Inquiry on behalf of the laborers, work. men and mechanics in the Washington Navy Yard, (and the principle will apply to other navy yards,) Commodore Case, the. Endnotes. i Westlake,Merle Josiah FoxPhiladelphia: Xlibris Westlake’s recent biography is the only work in print devoted to Josiah Fox’s career as a naval architect and is particularly helpful for understanding Fox’s early career in England, his extensive and important family relationships and his association with the Society of Friends or Quakers.

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As early asLt. Thorn complained to the Secretary of the Navy, "Labor is so extravagantly high that I fear it will be difficult to keep men on board to whom the vessels can be entrusted in part for those wages." This wage reduction caused considerable. Chicago soon grew to be one of the largest and richest and certainly the most intensely active city on the continent, and if any of my professional friends here had gone there in Lincoln's later years, to try or argue a cause, or transact other business, with any idea that Edinburgh or London had a monopoly of legal learning, science, or.

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Executive Order No modification of the existing regulations in the Navy Department governing the employment of labor at navy-yards shall be made without the approval of the Commission. Approved, to take effect on and after Ap or for any purpose other than a bona fide reduction of force.

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