Out of Work: A Study of Employment Agencies, Their Treatment of the Unemployed, and Their Influence Upon Home and Business

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Putnam, 1904 - Employment agencies - 292 pages

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Page 199 - If any person shall demand or receive, either directly or indirectly, from any seaman or other person seeking employment, as seaman, or from any person on his behalf, any remuneration whatever for providing him with employment, he shall for every such offense be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be imprisoned not more than six months or fined not more than $500.
Page 271 - It shall be the duty of such licensed person to give to every applicant for employment from whom a fee shall be received a receipt in which shall be stated, the name of said applicant, the date and amount of the fee, and the purpose for which it was paid, and to every applicant for help a receipt stating the name and address of said applicant, the date 'and amount of the fee, and the kind of help to be provided. Every such receipt...
Page 273 - ... any place of bad repute, house of ill-fame, or assignation house, or to any house or place of amusement kept for immoral purposes, or...
Page 273 - ... house or place of amusement kept for immoral purposes. No such licensed person shall publish or cause to be published any false or fraudulent notice or advertisement, or give any false information, or make any false promise concerning...
Page 270 - If any person shall be aggrieved by the misconduct of any such licensed person, and shall recover judgment against him therefor, such person may, after the return unsatisfied, either in whole or in part, of any execution issued upon said judgment, maintain an action in his own name upon the bond of said employment agency in any court having jurisdiction of the amount claimed provided such court shall, upon application made for the purpose, grant such leave to prosecute.
Page 272 - No such licensed person shall divide fees with contractors or other employers to whom applicants for employment are sent. Every such licensed person shall give to each applicant for employment a card containing the name and address of such employment agency and the written name and address of the person to whom the applicant is sent for employment. Every such licensed person shall post in a conspicuous place in each room of such agency a plain and legible copy of this act, which shall be printed...
Page 270 - ... in which shall be entered, in the English language, the date of the application for employment ; the name and address of the applicant to whom employment is promised or offered; the amount of the fee received, and whenever possible, the names and addresses of former employers or persons to whom such applicant is known.
Page 269 - ... and conditioned that the obligor will not violate any of the duties, terms, conditions, provisions or requirements of this act.
Page 269 - ... excepting cafes and restaurants in office buildings. If said licensed person shall conduct a lodging house for the unemployed, separate and apart from such agency, it shall be so designated in the license.
Page 270 - No such licensed person, his' agent or employees, shall make any false entry in such registers. It shall be the duty of every licensed person, whenever possible, to communicate orally or in writing with at least one of the persons mentioned as references for every applicant for work in private families, or employed in a fiduciary capacity, and the result of such investigation shall be kept on file in such agency...

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