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Maryland Manual, 1922
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MARYLAND MANUAL. 53

Ten Hour Law Clerk:

Catherine Hughes ......................................................Baltimore
Stenographers:

Selma B. Cone.............................................................Baltimore
Bessie R. Fallon............................................................... ...Baltimore
Vacant.

Boiler Inspectors:

Wm. A. McSweeney.......................................... ...... .............. ........Baltimore
..rienry Heimrich ...............................................................Baltimore
Mine Inspector:
Frank T. Powers...............................................Frostburg, Md.

Chapter 406, Acts of 1916, created a Commission known as the
State Board of Labor and Statistics. The Board consists of three Com-
missioners appointed by the Governor for a term of two years. The
Governor designates one of the Commissioners as Chairman, the other
two Commissioners to be known as Advisory Members.

The Board is authorized and empowered to appoint and employ such
deputies, inspectors, assistants and employees as may be necessary for
the performances of the duties imposed upon it, provided such appoint-
ments and employments and compensation to be allowed shall be sub-
ject to the approval of the Governor..

It shall be the duty of said Board (1st) to collect statistics con-
cerning and examine into the condition of labor in the State, with
especial reference to wages, and the causes of strikes and disagree-
ments between employees and employers.

(2) To collect information in regard to the agricultural conditions
and products of the State, the acreage under cultivation and planted
in the various crops, the character and price of land, the live stock,
etc., and all other matters pertaining to agricultural pursuits, which
may be of general interest and calculated to attract immigration to
the State.

(3) To collect information in regard to the mineral products of the
State, the output of mines, quarries and so forth, and the manufactur-
ing industries.

(4) To collect information in regard to railroads and other trans-
portation companies, shipping and commerce.

(5) To keep a bureau of general information and to this end all
offices and institutions of the State, including offices of the General
Assembly, are directed to transmit to the State Board of Labor and
Statistics, all reports as soon as possible.

(6) To classify and arrange the information and data go obtained,
and as soon as practicable after entering upon the duties of its office,
publish the same in substantial book form and annually thereafter re-
vise and republish same.

It shall be the duty of the Board to organize, establish and conduct
free employment agencies in such parts of the State as the said Board
may deem advisable for the free use of citizens of the State for the
purpose of securing employment for the unemployed and for the pur-
pose of securing help or labor for persons applying for such.

To arbitrate all disputes between employer and employee. To en-
force the. hours of labor for females; to enforce the Factory Inspection
and Child Labor Laws; the Steam Boiler Inspection and the State Mine
Inspection Laws.

 

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