... Report of the Board of Review of Construction to the Assitant Secretary of War: August 31, 1919
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920 - Military camps - 381 pages
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accounting additional adjustment administrative amount appointed approved Army assistant auditor authority barracks Board branch buildings built bureau camps cantonments cantonments and camps Capt cent changes charge chief civilian claims commission committee Complete constructing quartermaster Construction Division Contracting Officer contractor Corps cost Department depots detailed direct district duties effect emergency construction engineering equipment estimated execution experience facilities field follows forces funds furnished Government Guard handled hospitals housing increased industrial instructions issued July June labor manufacturing material matters ment methods military necessary needed obtained operation Ordnance organization paid payments personnel placed plans plant possible prepared president procurement production projects proper purchase Railroad rates record repair representatives responsible Secretary secure selected speed standard Storage supervising Supervising Engineer supply tion transportation United utilities various wages Washington
Page 319 - States, is or shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom, but this Article shall not apply to this contract so far as it may be within the operation or exception of Section 116 of the Act of Congress approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stats., 1109).
Page 318 - District, which may require or involve the employment of laborers or mechanics shall contain a provision that no laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by the contract in the employ of the contractor or any subcontractor contracting for any part of said work contemplated shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day upon such work...
Page 20 - President is authorized to suspend provisions of law prohibiting more than eight hours labor in any one day of persons engaged upon work covered by contracts with the United States: Provided further, That the wages of persons employed upon such contracts shall be computed on a basic day rate of eight hours...
Page 364 - ... and to bargain collectively, through chosen representatives, is recognized and affirmed. This right shall not be denied, abridged, or interfered with by the employers in any manner whatsoever.
Page 316 - Determination of fee. — As full compensation for the services of the contractor, Including profit and all general overhead expense, except as herein specifically provided, the contracting officer shall pay to the contractor In the manner hereinafter prescribed a fee to be determined at the time of completion of the work from the following schedule, except as hereinafter otherwise provided: If the cost of the work Is $100,000 or under, a fee of 7 per cent of such cost.
Page 363 - Board, affect detrimentally such production; to provide, by direct appointment, or otherwise, for committees or boards to sit in various parts of the country where controversies arise...
Page 44 - Club (students interested in writing) ; student branches of the national engineering societies, the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers; American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers; Social Science Club; Italian Club; Chess Club.
Page 361 - In relation to the duties performed by and authority conferred by law upon such bureau, officer, office, board, branch, or division of the public service, whether of an appellate or revisory character or otherwise, shall hereafter be vested in and exercised by the head of the said Department of Labor.
Page 318 - No penalties shall be imposed for any violation of such provision in such contract due to any extraordinary events or conditions of manufacture, or to any emergency caused by fire, famine, or flood, by danger to life or to property, or by other extraordinary event or condition on account of which the President shall subsequently declare the violation to have been excusable.
Page 320 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that the copy of contract hereto annexed is an exact copy of a contract made by me personally with ; that I made the same fairly, without any benefit or advantage to myself, or allowing any such benefit or advantage corruptly to the said •, or any other person; and that the papers accompanying include all those relating to the said contract, as required by the statute in such case made and provided.