INCREASE COMMON LABOR

Increase Common Labor. AS ONE of its means of augmenting the common-labor supply, the Department of Labor, through the United States Employment Service, will shortly begin bringing Porto Rican...

...Oi see," said Pat...
...Approximately 75,000 Porto Rican laborers already are available for work in the mainland...
...Puck...
...The possibilities of Porto Rico as a source of common-labor supply were investigated last October by the department through F. C. Roberts, a special representative who went to the Island...
...closer together," said the lecturer...
...Housing will be furnished to these men without cost, and a representative of the Department of Labor now is in the cities in whicl they will be employed arranging housing accommodations in advanci of their arrival...
...Ladies' Home Journal...
...DOING HIS BIT "Our work is to bring all peoii...
...Well, I've done my bit in that," replied a man in the audience...
...Oi often noticed that if a man has one short leg the other is always longer...
...AS ONE of its means of augmenting the common-labor supply, the Department of Labor, through the United States Employment Service, will shortly begin bringing Porto Rican laborers to continental United States...
...Tvo built two of those fifty-apartmoflt buildings in this town...
...They will be fed by the Government commissary, each man paying 25 cents a meal...
...The Wai Department however, has just agreec to bring over the islanders on th« home trips of transports carrying supplies to the mobilization base at San Juan...
...His estimate of 75,000 available men was subsequently confirmed by Santiago Iglesias, member of the Porto Rico Senate and president of the Free Federation of Labor for Porto Rico, whichus affiliated with the American Federation of labor...
...MAKING IT PLAIN "When a person is blind, his hea -ing is more acute," said the professor, explaining the law of compensation...
...The transfer of this labor, whicl brings American common labor in to the continent, has been held ui for some months through lack ol shipping accommodations...
...Within a month the first arrivals will be engaged in construction work on Government contracts, and the Employment Service already has arranged for the employment of more than 10,000 islanders on war work at Norfolk, Newport News, and Baltimore and vicinity...
...The Porto Rican laborers will receive 35 cents an hour, with time and a half for overtime work...

Vol. 10 • June 1918 • No. 6


 
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