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The Ogden standard. [volume] (Ogden City, Utah) 1913-1920, April 01, 1920, LAST EDITION - 4 P.M., Image 8

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, The voice of the public has been heard. With the determination that the general welfare of the public must be preserved) that 1
Wjj f autocracj' in any form and from any source in this state must be removed, that Utah's development in business and industry 1
H must go on without interruption, and that amicable working relations may be restored between employers and employes, we 1 H
I I ON THE OTHER HAND, EVERY WORKMAN SHALL BE GIVEN A FULL DAY'S PAY FOR AN HONEST DAY'S WORK I
I " AND THAT THERE BE NO LIMITATION AS TO THE POSSIBILITIES OF EARNING POWER AND THAT EVERY - 1 I
Ij . ENCOURAGEMENT BE GIVEN TO HIM BY HIS EMPLOYER TO BE HAPPY AND CONTENTED AT HIS WORK. I
if I THE AMERICAN PLAN PROVIDES FFllltlGSS NBJllfltlOOS
H C I ' 1 That the constitutional right of every workman to J jifBH!jLl IIs 1 H
I l' I 8ee and find employment and thus provide for his I W lTIl ! 1 10 IfliflU I 1 H
H family, upon terms and conditions mutually satisfac- I WW I Hi ! 9!0 4JliiUii ' I I I
H C1 tory to himself and his employer, must not be denied I 1 H
I WJlhSi in all industrial Sd business relations the lt has IonS since been the thought of many citizens that 1
H ' public welfare must always be regarded. there was a possibility of establishing amicable relations j H
H. $ I 3 -That there be absolute fairness to all classes of with labor unions through negotiations. This has been wm
Hi workmen, whether union or non-union, and justice to attempted in a sincere manner by representatives of j I M
H S eTSr nrf rt" j.u i ii i j- . the employers who laid before them the basic prin- 1 I
H W 4 i iiat there snail be no discrimination against aiiy 1 H
I workman on account of affiliation or non-affiliation with ciPles which should exist between employers and em- III
H 1 j any labor organization and that any act of coercion, ployes. It was urgently suggested that demands made 1 H
I I intimidation or force from any source whatsoever ap- by the labor unions upon certain employers be not en- I I
J' plied against employer or employe engaged in lawful forced until a committee representing both sides to the I II
M pursuits is fundamentally unjust, vicious and un-Amer- I , , , , . I 1 . H
H M ican controversy be permitted to consider and discuss the I vB
H I I 5 That the right of employes to organize for lawful I terms. The collusion of the conferences was an abso- S I
H 1 purposes must not be disputed and that the same privi- lute and complete refusal on the part of the business I H
j lege should be given to employers. agents to defer the execution of their plans even for a i I
f 6 -That the employe has the right to leave his em- I v j j c tuiu4.-j.lj. 1 H
1 j . j J.L i u J.L li j. limited period or time. Ihe only alternative that was f M
H if pioyment and the employer has the right to engage or I Tit 1 IH
I to discharge his employes. left to the public was to take the action hereby an- j
H I 7 That contracts should be faithfully observed by nounced, namely, that in the interests of every citizen I jg
H I both parties, ' be he investor, employer or employe, the American 1 Kg
C 8 That any plan contrary to these principles is re- Plan of Employment should be immediately announced 1 I:
I 1 P11513-11 American institutions. and put into force. 5 KL
I The American Plan Is Not Antagonistic To the Constructive Activities of Unionism j I
f It invites every workman to join in an organized or individual the constitution; for the regard for each others rights and for 1 I
9 manner in a constructive program for the development of the the sternest opposition to any plan prejudicial to the general 1 H
C state and for the exercise of personal liberties, guaranteed by welfare. 1 H
I 1 TO THIS END WE INVITE ALL LOYAL CITIZENS IN THE STATE OF UTAH, EVERY COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND I
CIVIC ORGANIZATION IN THE STATE TO UNITE FORCES FOR THE PERPETUATION OF THESE AMERICAN IDEALS. 1
I j CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF UTAH j I
If MATERIAL MEN'S ASSOCIATION ;-v:rv I
j SUB-CONTRACTORS' ASSOCIATIONS I
C WITH THE SUPPORT OF, 1
I! The Utah Associated Industries j H

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