Labor Relations and Productivity in the Building Trades

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Index
Accidents, 219-20
Admission policies, 95-96, 161
American Federation of Labor
Building and Construction Trades Department, 23, 31, 42
relations with CIO, 33-34
Anglo-American Council on Productivity, 27, 143
Annual earnings, 216-18
Apprenticeship
Federal Committee on, 75
General Committee for the Construction Industry, 75
joint committees, 75-78
National Act, 74
Apprentice training, 29, 73-102
adequacy, 78-85
completions, 84-85
discrimination, 95-96
duration, 94-95
employer policies, 86-89, 92-96
Federal Committee on Apprenticeship, 75
General Committee on Apprenticeship in the Construction Industry, 75
historical development, 73-77
in nonunion areas, 98-100
joint apprenticeship committees, 76-77
national trade joint committees, 75
union policies, 86-89, 92-96
union standards, 77, 80-82
Associated General Contractors of America, 39, 42, 68, 237
Backman, Jules, 208
Bakke, E. W., 63
Bargaining power
employers, 31, 38-40
unions, 30, 34-37
Bricklayers
effect of age on efficiency, 162
effect of policies on costs, 191-97
period of apprenticeship, 94
policies toward new machines and materials, 110-13, 192, 199
policies toward prefabrication, 138, 192
working rules, 165, 177, 179, 183
Bricklayers', Masons' and Plasterers'
International Union, 32, 41, 112
Brown, Emilie Clark, 67
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL, 23, 30n, 31-32, 42, 68
international union affiliates, 32
jurisdictional disputes, 237
Building codes, 26-27
affecting drywall, 119-21, 181
electrical, 131, 142-43
masonry, 112-13
plumbing, 128, 180-81
Building Construction Employers' Association of Chicago, 221
Building trades
Annual earnings, 216-18
collective bargaining procedures, 40-42
cyclical unemployment, 58-61
economic characteristics, 9-29
employer associations, 38-40
extent of union organization, 34- 37
fringe benefits, 218-19
jurisdictional disputes, 29, 178-79
local trades' councils, 33
policies toward new techniques, 103-55
seasonal work, 11-12, 49-58
size of skilled labor force, 78-82
wage levels, 213-20
wage trends, 204-8
working rules, 155-89
Building trades' councils, 33, 40-41
Building Trades Employers' Association of City of New York, 41, 64n, 219n
Business mortality, 23, 45

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