Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives [Feb. 28-March 1, 1906] on H. R. 239, Relating to Liability of Common Carriers by Railroads in the District of Columbia and Territories and Common Carriers by Railroads Engaged in Commerce Between the States and Between the States and Foreign Nations to Their Employees

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1906 - 132 halaman

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Halaman 119 - This power, like all others vested in congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost extent, and acknowledges no limitations other than are prescribed in the constitution.
Halaman 2 - Act to recover damages for personal injuries to an employee, or where such injuries have resulted in his death, the fact that the employee may have been guilty of contributory negligence shall not bar a recovery, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee...
Halaman 119 - If, as has always been understood, the sovereignty of Congress, though limited to specified objects, is plenary as to those objects, the power over commerce with foreign nations and among the several States is vested in Congress as absolutely as it would be in a single government having in its constitution the same restrictions on the exercise of the power as are found in the Constitution of the United States.
Halaman 31 - ... petition or application, and to be posted upon all customary bulletin boards along or upon the railway operated by such receiver or receivers. " SEC. 10. That any employer subject to the provisions of this act and any officer, agent, or receiver of such employer who shall require any employee or any person seeking employment as a condition of such employment to enter into an agreement, either written or verbal, not to become or remain a member of any labor corporation, association, or organization;...
Halaman 22 - If the plaintiff by ordinary care could have avoided the consequences to himself caused by the defendant's negligence, he is not entitled to recover. But in other cases the defendant is not relieved, although the plaintiff may in some way have contributed to the injury sustained.
Halaman 78 - ... from obtaining employment, is hereby declared to be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof in any court of the United States of competent jurisdiction in the district in which such offense was committed, shall be punished for each offense by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars and not more than one thousand dollars.
Halaman 57 - An emergency exists for the immediate taking effect of this act; therefore the same shall be in force from and after its passage.
Halaman 38 - An employer who shall have contributed to an Insurance fund created and maintained for the mutual purpose of Indemnifying an employee for personal injuries, for which compensation may be recovered under this act, or to any relief society...
Halaman 33 - That no contract of employment, insurance, relief benefit, or indemnity for injury or death entered into by or on behalf of any employee, nor the acceptance of any such insurance, relief benefit, or indemnity by the person entitled thereto, shall constitute any bar or defense to any action brought to recover damages for personal injuries to or death of such employee...
Halaman 13 - ... superior agent or officer, or of a person having the right to control or direct the services of the party injured...

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