The Settlement of Wage Disputes

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Author: Herbert Feis
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,399 / 229 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.3
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Added to site: 2008.12.14
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Genre: Non-fiction

This work falls naturally into two almost equal parts: the first an account of the present industrial situation in the United States, and of the factors which govern American wage levels at the present time; the second an attempt to formulate principles which might serve as the basis of a policy of wage settlement for the country. The proposals made in the second part are based on the theoretical analysis of the first part.

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ely to be important for industrial peace. Hardly considered in this book. The question has been presented to the Kansas Court of Industrial Relations.

§ 5. Certain new ideas concerning industrial relationship have come to stay. They indicate the probable current of future change.


THE SETTLEMENT OF WAGE DISPUTES

CHAPTER I

--INTRODUCTORY

Section 1. In any attempt to formulate principles for use in the settlement of wage disputes, past experience furnishes much guidance. What this experience consists of.--Section 2. Such principles as have been used in the settlement of wage disputes have usually resulted from compromise; reason and economic analysis have usually been secondary factors. However, industrial peace cannot be secured by a recurrent use of expedients.--Section 3. The attitude most favorable to industrial peace.

1.--The industrial life of the United States is marked by an almost continuous se

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