The Maritime Industry: Federal Regulation in Establishing Labor and Safety Standards

By: Wissmann, Rudolf Walter

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386 pages. Bibliography. "Written as the result of several years' extensive and intensive study of the role of the Federal Government in establishing labor and safety standards in the maritime industry. The matters dealt with extend over a period of about 150 years... The present war, with its extraordinary need for an efficient merchant marine, and the recent transfer of the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation from the Department of Commerce to the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard... clearly demonstrates the importance of Federal control over labor and safety standards in the merchant marine during the national emergency. Chapters include: Seamen's Need for Protection; Recruitment of Personnel, and Training Facilities for Seamen; Collective Bargaining and Seamen's Organization; Seamen's Right to Strike, and Settling Labor Disputes; Regulation of Seamen's Working and Living Conditions at Sea; Regulation for Seamen's Working and Living Conditions in Port; Safety of Life and Property at Sea; Inspection and Enforcement of Legal Standards; Past Achievements and Future Problems; Specific Conclusions; Appendices of statistics such as development of the American Merchant Marine as to Tonnage and Foreign Trade from 1789 to 1940, Nationality of Seamen, Strikes in Water Transportation, Average Seaman Wages, Casualties of the American Merchant Marine, and more. Top corner of front free endpaper neatly clipped. Prior owner's details neatly in pencil upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Notary Public's blind stamp atop half-title page. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy.

Title: The Maritime Industry: Federal Regulation in Establishing Labor and Safety Standards

Author Name: Wissmann, Rudolf Walter

Categories: Americana, Law, Nautical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Cornell Maritime Press: 1942

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 116A2213

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