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cuted for the benefit of any association or union by any officers or members thereof. . Sec. 3. It shall be unlawful for any person or corporation to imitate any label, trade mark or form of advertisement adopted as provided in the second preceding section, or to knowingly use any counterfeit or imitation thereof, or to use or display such genuine label, trade-mark or form or [of] advertisement or the name or seal of such person, union, or association, or of any officer thereof, unless authorized so to do, or in any manner not authorized by him or it. Any person violating any provisions of this section shall be imprisoned in the county jail not more than thirty days or be fined not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars.

Approved March 29, 1907.

CHAPTER 181.–Arbitration of labor disputes.

SECTION 1. Whenever a controversy concerning wages, hours of labor, or conditions of employment shall arise between an employer and his employees, seriously interrupting or threatening to interrupt the business of the employer, the governor shall, upon the request of either party to the controversy, with all practicable expedition, put himself in comprunication with the parties to such controversy, and shall use his best efforts, by mediation and conciliation, to amicably settle the same. He may either exercise such powers of conciliation himself, or appoint a commission for such purpose. If such efforts of conciliation shall be unsuccessful, the governor shall at once endea vor to bring about an arbitration of such controversy in accordance with the provisions of this act.

SEC. 2. That whenever such controversy shall arise between an employer and his employees which can not be settled by mediation and conciliation in the manner provided in the preceding section, such controversy may, with the consent of the parties to the controversy, be submitted to the arbitration of a board of three persons who shall be chosen in the manner following: One shall be named by the employer directly interested; the other by the labor organization to which the employees directly interested belong, or if they belong to more than one, such arbitrator shall be agreed upon and designated by the concurrent action of all such labor organizations. The two thus chosen shall select the third commissioner of arbitration, but in the event of their failure to name such arbitrator within five days after their first meeting, the three arbitrators shall be named by the governor. A majority of said arbitrators shall be competent to make a binding and valid award under the provisions hereof. The submission shall be in writing, shall be signed by the employer and by the labor organization or organizations representing employees, shall specify the time and place of meeting of such board of arbitration, shall state the questions to be decided, and shall contain appropriate provisions by which the respective parties shall stipulate as follows:

First-That the board of arbitration shall commence their hearings within ten days from the date of the appointment of the third arbitrator, and shall find and file their award within thirty days from the date of the appointment of the third arbitrator; and that pending the arbitration the status existing immediately prior to the dispute shall not be changed : Provided, That no employee shall be compelled to render personal service without his consent.

Second-That the award and the papers and proceedings, including the testimony relating thereto certified under the hands of the arbitrators, shall be filed in the clerk's office of the district court for the district wherein the controversy arises or the arbitration is entered into, and shall be final and conclusive upon both parties, unless set aside for error of law apparent on the record.

Third-That the respective parties to the award will each faithfully execute the same, and that the same may be specifically enforced in equity so far as the powers of a court of equity permit: Provided, That no injunction or other legal process shall be issued which shall compel the performance by any laborer against his will of a contract for personal labor or service.

Fourth-That employees dissatisfied with the award shall not by reason of such dissatisfaction quit the service of the employer before the expiration of three months from and after the making of such award without giving thirty days' notice in writing of their intention so to quit. Nor shall the employer dissatisfied with such award dismiss any employee or employees on account of such dissatisfaction before the expiration of three months from and after the making of such award without giving thirty days' notice in writing of his intention so to discharge.

Fifth—That said award shall continue in force as between the parties thereto for the period of one year after the same shall go into practical operation, and no new arbitration upon the same subject between the same employer and the same class of employees shall be had until the expiration of said one year if the award is not set aside as provided.

SEC. 3. That the award being filed in the clerk's office of the district court, as hereinbefore provided, shall go into practical operation, and judgment shall be entered thereon accordingly at the expiration of ten days from such filing, umless within such ten days either party shall file exceptions thereto for matter of law apparent on the record, in which case said award shall go into practical operation and judgment be entered accordingly when such exceptions shall have been finally disposed of either by said district court or on appeal therefrom. At the expiration of ten days from the decision of the district court upon exception taken to said award as aforesaid, judgment shall be entered in accordance with said decision, unless during said ten days either party shall appeal therefrom to the supreme court of the State of Nevada. In such case only such portion of the record shall be transmitted to the supreme court as is necessary to a proper understanding and consideration of the questions of law presented by said exceptions and to be decided. The determination of said supreme court upon said questions shall be final, and being certified by the clerk thereof to said district court, judgment pursuant thereto shall thereupon be entered by said district court. If exceptions to an award are finally sustained, judgment shall be entered setting aside the award, but in such case the parties may agree upon a judgment to be entered disposing of the subject-matter of the controversy, which judgment when entered shall have the same force and effect as judgment entered upon award.

SEC. 4. That for the purposes of this act the arbitrators herein provided for, or either of then, shall have power to administer oaths and affirmations, sign subpanas, require the attendance and testimony of witnesses, and the production of such books, papers, contracts, agreements, and documents material to a just determination of the matters under investigation, as may be ordered by the courts; and may invoke the aid of the said courts to compel witnesses to attend and testify, and to produce such books, papers, contracts, agreements and documents as the courts shall determine to be material and competent evidence.

SEC. 5. That every agreement of arbitration under this act shall be acknowledged by the parties before a notary public or clerk of the district court of the State, and when so acknowledged a copy of the same shall be filed with and recorded by the county recorder of the county in which the arbitration is entered into, and a copy shall also be sent to the governor who shall file the same in the office of the secretary of state, who shall cause a notice in writing to be served upon the arbitrators, fixing the time and place for a meeting of sa id board, which shall be within fifteen days from the execution of said agreement of arbitration : Provided, houerer, That the governor shall decline to call a meeting of the arbitrators under such agreement unless it be shown to his satisfaction that the employees signing the submission represent or include a majority of all the employees in the service of the same employer and of the same grade and class, and that an award pursuant to said submission can justly be regarded as binding upon all such employees.

SEC. 6. That during the pendency of arbitration under this act it shall not be lawful for the employer, party to such arbitration, to discharge the employees, parties thereto, except for inefficiency, violation of law, or neglect of duty; nor for the organization representing such employees to order, nor for the employees to unite in, aid or abet, strikes against said employer; nor, during a period of three months after an award under such an arbitration, for such employer to discharge any such employees, except for the causes aforesaid, without giving thirty days' written notice of an intent so to discharge; nor for any of such employees, during a like period, to quit the service of said employer without just cause, without giving to said employer thirty days' written notice of an intent so to do; nor for such organization representing such employees to order, counsel, or advise otherwise. Any violation of this section shall subject the offending party to liability for damages : Prorided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent any employer, party to such arbitration, from reducing the number of its or bis employees whenever in its or his judgment business necessities require such a reduction.

Sec. 7. The agreement of arbitration shall provide for the compensation of arbitrators, and their traveling and other necessary expenses.

Approved March 29, 1907.

CHAPTER 184.--Eramination, etc., of steam engineers at mincs.



SECTION 2. Section one of the

act [of March 17, 1905] is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 1. In addition to the various other powers and duties provided by law for the boards of county commissioners of the several counties of this State said boards shall have the power, and it is hereby made their duty, to regulate the operation of stationary engines, steam apparatus or other hoisting niachinery used for the purpose of hoisting or lowering men or material from a shaft or mine subject to and in conformity with the provisions of this act. Sec. 3. Section three of the

act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 3. No license shall be granted or issued to any person to operate any stationary engine, steam boiler, hoist, apparatus or machinery, until the applicant therefor shall have taken and subscribed to an oath that he has had at least one year's experience in the operation of steam boilers and machinery, or whose knowledge and experience is not such as to justify the board before whom such application is made in the belief that he is competent to take charge of all classes of steam boilers and other stationary hoisting machinery. SEC. 4. Section seven of the

act is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

SEC. 7. Any person operating any stationary engine, steam boiler, hoist or other stationary machinery or apparatus or hoisting machinery used for the purpose of hoisting or lowering men or material from a shaft or mine, where the lives, health or limbs of men may be involved, who has not first procured the license herein provided for, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof in any court of competent jurisdiction, shall be fined in a sum not less than fifty ($50) dollars nor more than two hundred and fifty ($250) dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not less than thirty nor more than one hundred and twenty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court: Provided, That nothing in this act contained shall be held to apply to those operating in person their own private apparatus nor to persons operating any stationary engine, steam boiler or other apparatus or machinery for town or city purposes.

Approved March 29, 1907.


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CHAPTER 186.--Hours of labor of telegraph operators, etc., on railroads.

SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation or association operating a railroad within this State to permit any telegraph or telephone operator who spaces trains by the use of the telegraph or telephone under what is known and termed "block system” (defined as follows) : Reporting trains to another office or offices or to a train dispatcher operating one or more trains under signals, and telegraph and telephone levermen who manipulate interlocking machines in railroad yards or on main tracks out on the lines connecting said tracks or switches, or train dispatchers in its service whose duties substantially as hereinbefore set forth, pertain to the movement of cars, engines or trains on its railroad by the use of telegraph or telephone in dispatching or reporting trains or receiving or transmitting train orders as interpreted in this section, to be on duty for more than eight hours in any twenty-four consecutive hours.

SEC. 2. Any person, corporation or association that shall violate section 1 of this act, shall pay a fine of one hundred dollars for each violation of this act.

SEC. 3. The fine mentioned in section 2 of this act shall be recovered by an action of debt in the name of the State of Nevada for the use of the State, who shall sue for it against such person, corporation or association violating this act, said suit to be instituted in any court in this State having appropriate jurisdiction.

SEC. 4. The said fine when recovered as aforesaid, shall be paid without any deduction whatever, one-half thereof to the informer and the balance thereof to be paid in to the public school fund of the State of Nevada.

Approved March 29, 1907.

CHAPTER 202.-Rate of wages of laborers on public works.

SECTION 1. On all public works carried on in the erection of public buildings by or for the State of Nevada, or by any individual, firm, company, or corporation under contract with the State of Nevada, unskilled labor shall be paid for at a rate of not less than three ($3) dollars per eight-hour day for each male person over the age of eighteen years who shall be employed at such labor.

Sec. 2. Any person or persons, firm or corporation conducting or carrying on any public work, as specified in section 1 of this act, that shall violate the provisions of this act, upon conviction of such violation in a court of competent jurisdiction, shall be fined the sum of fifty ($50) dollars for each man enployed at such labor for not less than three ($3) dollars per eight-hour day,

Approved March 29, 1907.


ACTS OF 1907.

(HAPTER 94.Hours of labor of women and children.

(See Bulletin Nop 73, pp. 748, 749.)

('HAPTER 113.-Electric railways-Cars to harc pouer brakes.

SECTION 1. On or before May 1st, 1910, all eight-wheeled or double-truck cars, so called, operated by electric power, for the purpose of conveying passengers, by any street railway in the State of New Hampshire shall be provided with power brakes of a standard of efficiency to be approved by the railroad commissioners.

SEC. 2. Any street railway failing to comply with the provisions of section 1 of this act shall be liable to a fine of ten dollars ($10) per day for each car operated without such equipment.

Approred April 1, 1907.

('HAPTER 142.Barber shops-Inspection, ctc.

SECTION 1. Boards of health of towns and cities are hereby authorized and directed to promulgate the following rules and regulations for the management of barber shops. Barber shops or places where the trade is carried on shall be kept at all times in a cleanly condition. Mugs, shaving brushes and razors shall be sterilized by immersion in boiling water or some sterilizing solution after every separate use thereof. A clean towel shall be used for each person. Alum, or other material, used to stop the flow of blood shall be used only in powdered form. The use of powder pufis ad sponges is prohibited. Every barber shop shall be provided with hot water. No person or persons shall be allowed to sleep in any room used wholly or in part for tonsorial purposes nor shall the business of a barber be carried on in any room used as a sleeping apartment. Every barber shall cleanse his hands thoroughly immediately after serving each customer.

Ser. 2. Any person violating any of the rules and regulations prescribed herein, or any other rules and regulations, prescribed by the boards of health for the protection of the public health in barber shops shall be fined not less than ten dollars for each offense.

SEC. 3. From and after the passage of this act it shall be the duty of boards of health in the several towns and cities to regularly inspect all barber shops and prosecute such violation of the rules and regulations as may come or be brought to their notice.

Approved April , 1907.



This index includes all labor laws enacted since January 1, 1904, and published in successive issues of
Bulletin, beginning with Bulletin No. 57, the issue of March, 1905. Laws enacted previously appear
the Tenth Special Report of the Commissioner of Labor. The decisions indexed under the various
dings relate to the laws on the same subjects without regard to their date of enactment and are
licated by the letter "D"in parenthesis following the name of the State. Opinions of the Attorney-
neral on the construction, etc., of labor laws are similarly indexed, and are indicated by the abbrevia-
n "Op.” in parenthesis.)

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ccident insurance. (See Insur-
ance, accident.)
ccidents in factories:
New Jersey.

New York


ccidents in mines:

Accidents on railroads:









South Carolina


Accidents to employees:

Advances made by employers.

(See Employers' advances.)
Age of employment of children.

(See Children, employment of.)
Age of employment of telegraph
operators on railroads:

Alien contract labor:

United States.

United States (D).


United States (Op.).

Antitrust act:
Texas (D)..


United States (D)...

Arbitration of labor disputes:




United States (D).

Assignment of claims to avoid

exemption laws. (See Exemp-
tion of wages, assignments to

Assignment of wages:








Bakeries, hours of labor of em-

ployees in. (See llours of

1015 Bakeries, inspection of. (See In-

spection, etc.)

Barber shops, inspection, etc., of;
New Hampshire.


379 Barbers, examination, etc., of.

(See Examination, etc.)

1049 Arkansas.


274,275 Colorado..

62 330,331
Minnesota (D)

70 709, 710
771 Nevada.

63 588,589
581 Boycotting:
1023 Colorado.

62 330,331
647 (See also Interference with

779 Bribery, etc., of employees:
360 Connecticut.


397 Indiana.



74 277,278





76 1031, 1032
New York.

64 905, 906
Rhode Island.


908, 909
South Carolina.


70 781,782
1031 Washington.



67 914,915
1021 Bribery of representatives of
397-399 labor organizations:
183-185 New York.


173-176 Bureau of labor:
200-205 California






710, 711 Michigan.

75 655, 656
622-630 Missouri.

76 1027, 1028
New Jersey

58 1018, 1019
1046 Virginia


707,708 United States


708-710 Bureau of mines:
1033-1035 West Virginia

67 912,913
206-212 | Cause of discharge. (See Dis-

charge, statement of cause of.)
Child labor, national committee
on, incorporation of:
United States.....

71 399,400
Children and women, employment
1049-1051 of, general provisions:
331 Louisiana


1075 Missouri (D)

68 186, 187
236 Children and women,employment

763 of, in barrooms:
767,768 Arizona..


1087 New Hampshire.


769, 770 Vermont.

584 Children and women,employment
712 of, in mines:
396 Illinois..


915 Indiana..



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