Proceedings of the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, Volume 13

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Office of the Secretary, 1920
Constitution, by-laws, rules..1927; and officers and members..July 1, 1926 appended to volume 19.

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Page 179 - Council for Professional Development, the recognized accrediting body of the engineering profession, composed of representatives of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the...
Page 143 - To develop, with due regard for the health, safety and wellbeing of the individual, the required output of industry is the common social obligation of all engaged therein. The restriction of productive effort or of output by either employer or employee for the purpose of creating an artificial scarcity of the product or of labor is an injury to society.
Page 64 - Equality of taxation, therefore, as a maxim of politics, means equality of sacrifice. It means apportioning the contribution of each person towards the expenses of government, so that he shall feel neither more nor less inconvenience from his share of the payment than every other person experiences from his.
Page 143 - All men possess the equal right to associate voluntarily for the accomplishment of lawful purposes by lawful means. The association of men, whether of employers, employees or others, for collective action or dealing, confers no authority over, and must not deny any right of those who do not desire to act or deal with them.
Page 143 - The number of hours in the workday or week in which the maximum output, consistent with the health and well-being of the individual, can be maintained in a given industry should be ascertained by careful study and never should be exceeded except in case of emergency, and one day of rest in seven, or its equivalent, should be provided. The reduction in working hours below such economic limit, in order to secure greater leisure for the individual, should be made only with full understanding and acceptance...
Page 2 - In order to safeguard life, health and property, any person practicing or offering to practice professional engineering, or land surveying in this State shall hereafter be required to submit evidence that he or she is qualified so to practice, and shall be registered as hereinafter provided...
Page 143 - Adequate means satisfactory both to the employer and his employees, and voluntarily agreed to by them, should be provided for the discussion and adjustment of employment relations and the just and prompt settlement of all disputes that arise in the course of industrial operation.
Page 59 - Such measures of relief as we may be able to force from capitalism are but a preparation of the workers to seize the whole powers of government, in order that they may thereby lay hold of the whole system of socialized industry and thus come to their rightful inheritance.
Page 143 - While the right of government employees national, State or municipal to be heard and to secure consideration and just treatment must be amply safeguarded, the community welfare demands that no combination to prevent or impair the operation of the Government, or of any Government function shall be permitted.
Page 143 - When, in the establishment or adjustment of employment relations, the employer or his employees do not deal individually but by mutual consent, such dealing is conducted by either party through representatives it is proper for the other party to ask that these representatives shall not be chosen or controlled by, or in such dealing in any degree represent, any outside group or interest in the questions at issue.

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