Compilation of Laws Relating to Railroad Retirement, Unemployment, and Labor: Railroad Retirement Act of 1974, Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, Railway Labor Act, Federal Employer's Liability Act, Labor Dispute Resolutions, Volume 1
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Page 109 - SEC. 904. (a) There is hereby established in the Treasury of the United States, a trust fund to be known as the "Unemployment Trust Fund," hereinafter in this title called the "Fund.
Page 65 - Account as is not, in his judgment, required to meet current withdrawals. Such investment may be made only in interestbearing obligations of the United States or in obligations guaranteed as to both principal and interest by the United States.
Page 131 - Nothing in this Act shall be construed to require an individual employee to render labor or service without his consent, nor shall anything in this Act be construed to make the quitting of his labor by an individual employee an illegal act; nor shall any court issue any process to compel the performance by an individual employee of such labor or service, without his consent...
Page 139 - The terms of office of all successors shall expire five years after the expiration of the terms for which their predecessors were appointed; but any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of his predecessor. Vacancies in the board shall not impair the powers nor affect the duties of the board nor of the remaining members of the board.
Page 135 - States shall proceed in all respects as other civil suits, except that on the trial of such suit the findings and order of the division of the Adjustment Board shall be prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated...
Page 128 - ... to exert every reasonable effort to make and maintain agreements concerning rates of pay, rules, and working conditions, and to settle all disputes, whether arising out of the application of such agreements or otherwise, in order to avoid any interruption to commerce or to the operation of any carrier growing out of any dispute between the carrier and the employees thereof.
Page 129 - Employees shall have the right to organize and bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing. The majority of any craft or class of employees shall have the right to determine who shall be the representative of the craft or class for the purposes of this Act.
Page 166 - If a dispute between a carrier and its employees be not adjusted under the foregoing provisions of this Act and should, in the judgment of the Mediation Board, threaten substantially to interrupt interstate commerce to a degree such as to deprive any section of the country of essential transportation service...
Page 158 - That in all actions hereafter brought against any common carriers 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 where his contributory negligence was slight and that of the employer was gross in comparison, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee. All questions...