History of the Shipbuilding labor adjustment board, 1917 to 1919
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History of the Shipbuilding labor adjustment board, 1917 to 1919 by Willard Eugene Hotchkiss

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • United States. Shipbuilding Labor Adjustment Board.,
  • Shipbuilding -- United States.,
  • Shipbuilding workers -- United States.,
  • Arbitration, Industrial -- United States.

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Statement[by] Willard E. Hotchkiss and Henry R. Seager. May, 1921.
SeriesBulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics,, no. 283. Labor as affected by war series.
ContributionsSeager, Henry R. 1870-1930, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHD8051 .A62 no. 283
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p.
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL261175M
LC Control Numberl 21000103

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Shipbuilding Labor Adjustment Board: Records Relating to Wage Scales, Oct. - Apr. ; ENTRY A1 (NAID ) Division of Operations: Records of the Shipping Control Committee, ; ENTRY A1 (NAID ) Division of . Later that year the Shipbuilding Labor Adjustment Board was created to arbitrate labor disputes between employers and workers in an effort to keep defense production running as smoothly as possible, and shortly before the war ended in November the board issued a ruling -- known as the Macy Award after its chairman, V. Everit Macy () -- setting wages for skilled and unskilled workers in . Hotchkiss' writings include, "History of the Shipbuilding Labor Adjustment Board, " (); "Industrial Relations in the Men's Clothing Industry" (), discussing reasons for formation of a national federation; "Collective Agreements in the Men's Clothing Industry" (), a discussion of the role of agreements, representation and arbitration in the men's clothing industry; "Industrial . Ships of minimum wave resistance / by John V. Wehausen, G. Reichert, J.R. Gauthey. (Berkeley: University of California, Institute of Engineering Research, ), by John V. Wehausen, J. R. Gauthey, G. Reichert, United States. Office of Naval Research, and Berkeley.

Many of the work-rules in the White Book were struck out or nullified. Though the strike in early was not the worst that the shipyard had experienced in its tong history, it did serve to sour relations between management and labor and embitter feelings at the shipyard. The United States Shipping Board (USSB) was established as an emergency agency by the Shipping Act (39 Stat. ), on September 7, The United States Shipping Board task was to increase the number of US ships supporting the World War I efforts. United States Shipping Board program ended on March 2, A book of reference for ship owners, ship officers, ship and engine draughtsmen, marine engineers, and others engaged in the building and operating of ships. BY CHARLES H. HUGHES. D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, He also served as a representative of the shipbuilding industry on the U.S. Governments Shipbuilding Labor Stabilization Committee, and on the Shipbuilding Commission of the War Labor Board. Since the start of Mr. Strohmeier's administration, Bethlehem has delivered more than oceangoing naval and merchant vessels, and more than lesser Cited by: 2.

Seattle shipyard workers first battled with the Macy Board over wage disputes in late , as workers asked their shipyard management for a wage increase to $ per eight-hour shift for skilled craftsman and an increase in pay for all unskilled labor. Nearly all Seattle shipyard employers refused since the increase would minimize their profits. History of the Shipbuilding labor adjustment board, to / [by] Willard E. Hotchkiss and Henry R. Seager. May, Hotchkiss, Willard Eugene, Labor are published in each issue of the Monthly Labor Review. History of the Shipbuilding Labor Adjustment Board, (Bui. ) National War Labor Board: History of its formation and activities, etc. (Bui. , ) Analysis of labor provisions of the File Size: 1MB. period of hysteria after World War I over the possible spread of Communism to the United States; aroused by the Russian Revolution (), the large number of Russian immigrants in the United States, and a series of terrorist bombings in , it resulted in the denial of civil liberties, mass arrests and deportations, and passage of the.