Proceedings, Third National Conference Workmen's Compensation for Industrial Accidents

Proceedings, Third National Conference Workmen's Compensation for Industrial Accidents

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The National Conference on Workmen's Compensation for Industrial Accidents was organized at Atlantic City, July 29-31, 1909. The second meeting was held in Washington, January 20, 1910. The third meeting, June 10-11, 1910, was in Chicago. The nature of the Conference is clearly set forth as follows:
BY-LAWS.
1. The name of this organization shall be the National Conference on Workmen's Compensation for Industrial Accidents.
2. Its purpose shall be to bring together the members of the commissions and committees of the various States and of the National Government, representatives to be appointed by the governors of the different States, and other interested citizens, to discuss plans of workmen's compensation and insurance for industrial accidents.
3. Its officers shall be a chairman, a vice-chairman, a secretary, an assistant secretary and a treasurer, to be elected annually and to hold office until their successors shall have been elected.
4. The business of the organization shall be conducted by an executive committee, consisting of the officers and of other members, said committee to represent at least ten different States.
5. The voting members of the Conference shall be the members, secretaries and counsels of all State Commissions or committees on the subject, one or more representatives to be appointed by the governors of different States, and ten members at large to be elected at any regular meeting of the Conference.
6. Individuals and associations of individuals may be admitted as associate members, and as such, be entitled to the privileges of the floor and to receive the publication of the Conference upon the payment of $2.00 per annum for each such individual member, and $25.00 per annum for each such association.
7. No resolution committing the Conference to any fixed program, policy or principle, shall be deemed in order at any of its meetings, except upon unanimous vote.
8. The funds of the Conference shall be derived from contributions from the commissions and committees on the subject, and from voluntary subscriptions.
The proceedings of the Atlantic City Conference are published in a volume of 340 pages, and copies may be had, at fifty cents each, from H. V. Mercer, of Minneapolis. The proceedings of the Chicago Conference (including as an Appendix on pages 124-135 a brief report of the Washington Conference, the proceedings of which have not been printed in extenso), may be had at fifty cents a copy by addressing John B. Andrews, Metropolitan Tower, New York City.

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BN ID: 2940148348689
Publisher: Lost Leaf Publications
Publication date: 01/07/2014
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