In a report entitled, Inadequacy of Men’s Wages, the U.S. Women’s Bureau decries the number of married women who are forced into industry due to their husband’s low wages.
Delegates at the 10th annual IAFF Convention in Halifax, Nova Scotia, resolve that fire fighters shall “not strike or take active part in strikes.”
“…without the organized efforts of the International Association of Fire Fighters these beneficial changes would not have been secured. The younger men who are now coming in the department and our organization have little conception of the immense improvements which the International has effected.”Albert Higgin, 6th District Past Vice-President
Minister of Labor Peter Heenan grants 18,000 employees of the Canadian government a 44-hour work week.