Wage Earning and Education eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 151 pages of information about Wage Earning and Education.


XII.  Boys and girls in commercial work                      101
A general view of commercial work                       106
Bookkeeping                                             108
Stenography                                             108
Clerks’ positions                                       109
Wages and regularity of employment                      110
The problem of training                                 111
XIII.  Department store occupations                           115
Department stores                                      115
Neighborhood stores                                    116
Five and ten cent stores                               117
Wages                                                  118
Regularity of employment                               122
Opportunities for advancement                          123
The problem of training                                124
Character of the instruction                           129
XIV.  The garment trades                                     131
Characteristics of the working force                   132
Earnings                                               135
Regularity of employment                               139
Training and promotion                                 140
Educational needs                                      143
Sewing courses in the public schools                   145
Elective sewing courses in the junior high school      147
A one year trade course for girls                      148
Trade extension training                               149
XV.  Dressmaking and millinery                              151
Dressmaking                                            151
Millinery                                              153
The problem of training                                156
XVI.  The metal trades                                       158
Foundry and machine shop products                      159
Automobile manufacturing                               169
Steel works, rolling mills, and related industries     170
XVII.  The building trades                                    173
Sources of labor supply                                173
Apprenticeship                                         174
Union organization                                     176
Earnings                                               176
Hours                                                  178
Regularity of employment                               179
Health conditions                                      179
Opportunities for advancement                          180
The problem of training                                181

XVIII.  Railroad and street transportation 187
       Railroad transportation 187
       Motor and wagon transportation 192
       Street railroad transportation 193

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