Revolutionary Radicalism: Its History, Purpose and Tactics with an Exposition and Discussion of the Steps Being Taken and Required to Curb It, Being the Report of the Joint Legislative Committee Investigating Seditious Activities - Vol. 3

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CHAPTER XVI

Political Programs of the American Federation of Labor and of the Farmers

QUESTIONS SUBMITTED BY THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON POLICIES AND PLATFORM, REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND REPLIES BY PLATFORM COMMITTEE, NATIONAL NON- PARTISAN POLITICAL CAMPAIGN, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR.
WASHINGTON, D. C., March 29, 1920.Mr. OGDEN L. MILLS, Chairman, Executive Committee, Republican National Committee, 19 West 44th Street, New York, N. Y.:DEAR SIR:-- Recently there was received at the headquarters of the American Federation of Labor copies of a questionnaire "on industrial relations and the problems of capital and labor, in the hope that the answers will define a proper governmental policy and will suggest remedies which the government and those most directly interested may profitably consider," the whole being predicated upon the thought of their possible incorporation in the platform of the National Republican Convention to be held June 20, 1920. Your questionnaire was also sent to representative labor men throughout the country and the undersigned have been communicated with regarding the same.Believing that you should have as comprehensive answers as possible we respectfully submit your questions and our answers as follows:
1. How far is "good-will" inside the plant a valuable economic factor in production and how can it best be secured?
Good-will inside the plant not only is a valuable economic factor in production, but it is an indispensable factor if production is to be maintained at a proper rate. Good-will is not something to which the employer has an inherent right. It must be earned. It can best be earned by the establishment of just conditions in the plant and by agreements between employers and the duly authorized representatives of the worker in the industry.
2. Can the permanent interest and "good-will" of those of us who are wage-earners be developed by, and how relatively important are, any or all of the following methods?

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Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Table of Contents iii
  • Volume IV viii
  • Addendum xviii
  • List of Illustrations xxi
  • General Introduction 2011
  • Section I - Protective Governmental Measures 2015
  • Chapter I 2017
  • Chapter II 2024
  • Chapter III 2075
  • Section II - Organized Labor and Capital and Industrial Problems 2095
  • Introduction 2097
  • Chapter I 2106
  • Chapter II 2133
  • Chapter III 2148
  • Chapter IV 2151
  • Chapter V 2154
  • Chapter VI 2160
  • Chapter VII 2166
  • Chapter VIII 2174
  • Chapter IX 2180
  • Chapter X 2193
  • Chapter XI 2204
  • Chapter XII 2216
  • Chapter XIII 2226
  • Chapter XIV 2238
  • Chapter XV 2244
  • Chapter XVI 2251
  • Section III subsection I - Educational Training for Citizenship 2275
  • Introduction 2279
  • Chapter I 2293
  • Chapter II 2328
  • Chapter III - Teacher Requirements and Teacher Training 2335
  • Chapter IV - Curricula Recommended for Courses of Citizenship Training 2346
  • Chapter V - Regulated Attendance 2350
  • Chapter VI - Appropriations 2356
  • Section III subsection II 2359
  • Chapter I 2361
  • Chapter II 2366
  • Section III subsection III 2411
  • Chapter I 2417
  • Chapter II 2439
  • Chapter III 2564
  • Chapter IV 2569
  • Chapter V 2623
  • Chapter VI 2701
  • Chapter VII 2949
  • Chapter VIII 3018
  • Chapter IX 3052
  • Chapter X 3060
  • Chapter XI 3079
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