The Labour Question: An Epitome of the Evidence and the Report of the Royal Commission on Labour

By T. G. Spyers; Great Britain. Royal Commission on Labour | Go to book overview

CHAPTER V.
RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMISSION.

Strikes and Lockouts -- Arbitration -- Hours of Labour -- Employers' Liability -- The Factory Acts, etc. -- State and Municipal Employment -- The Unemployed -- Mines -- Transport Trades -- Agriculture -- The Labour Department.

As the result of its inquiries, the Commission has issued a Blue Book containing two principal reports, one signed by nineteen and the other by four of its members. Following the arrangement adopted in the preceding chapters, the recommendations contained in those Reports may be briefly summarised as follows: --

With reference to Strikes and Lockouts, the majority of the Commission recommend the amendment of Section 7 of the Conspiracy and Protection of Property Act, 1875, relating to picketing, so as to read -- "Uses or threatens to use violence to such other person," -- instead of -- "Uses violence to or intimidates such other person."

With reference to Arbitration, the majority desire to empower municipal and county councils to establish industrial courts to decide questions arising out of existing contracts or trade customs; to give one of the central Government Departments an adequate staff with adequate means to procure,

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Preface. iii
  • Contents v
  • Part I. - Industrial Politics. 1
  • Chapter III - Conciliation and Arbitration 32
  • Part Ii. - Conditions of Labour 48
  • Chapter II - Hours of Labour. 67
  • Chapter III - Employers' Liability 85
  • Chapter IV - The Factory Acts, Etc. 101
  • Chapter V - State and Municipal Employment. 126
  • Chapter VI - The Unemployed 150
  • Part Iii. - Special Subjects. 175
  • Chapter II - Transport Trades. 197
  • Chapter III - Agriculture 212
  • Chapter IV - Labour Departments and Labour Councils. 221
  • Chapter V - Recommendations of the Commission. 227
  • Appendix. 234
  • Index. 241
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