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(B) In case either side is unable to present particular evidence at the moment under the provisions of paragraph A, the order of procedure may be varied to the extent of allowing such evidence to be presented at such session as may be agreed upon by the parties to the arbitration or as may be ordered by a majority of the special board of arbitration. All evidence must be presented at the regular open sessions of the board. No evidence shall be considered bv the special arbitration board except that which is presented at its regular open sessions.

(C) After all evidence has been presented, the defendants and then the complainants shall present their oral arguments. Each party to the case shall be represented by one of its members only, acting as counsel.

(D) A majority of the special board of arbitration must agree upon the exact times and places of hearing and all parties shall receive notification.

(E) The umpire shall not confer directly or indirectly on the matter in arbitration with either or any of the parties interested from the time of his appointment until the decision has been duly signed by the umpire or a majority of the special arbitration board. The members of the special arbitration board shall be permitted in any case to visit together any building to investigate the testimony presented. Any violation of the provisions of this or the preceding section proven to the satisfaction of the body authorizing the special arbitration board shall invalidate all acts of said special arbitration board and proceedings shall begin anew.

(F) When the hearings are concluded, the arbitration board shall without unnecessary delay go into executive session, from which all persons except the members of the board and its stenographers shall be excluded. The award of the board must be formulated and signed by at least three members thereof at a regular executive session, after there has been full opportunity for consideration and discussion, due noticeof such session having previously been given to each member.

(G) The arbitration board shall not be compelled to set forth its reasons for making the award and may do so only in the written award. In framing its award, the findings shall be expressed in detail, in order that no misunderstanding shall afterwards occur.

(H) Should a majority of the special arbitration board fail to agree upon an award or decision within a reasonable length of time, all records, evidence, and exhibits in the case and the briefs of the members of the board (if they desire to submit briefs) Bhall forthwith be transmitted to the umpire, who shall be privileged to confer with the parties to the complaint (all parties to the complaint must receive proper notification of the proposed conference) and who shall render his decision without unnecessary delay.

* (1) The transcript of the report of the stenographer shall be accepted as the true evidence of what occurred at all hearings, unless it can be conclusively shown that substantial errors exist in said transcript.

7. The general secretary shall notify the secretaries of the organizations, parties to a complaint, of all meetings of the executive committee, General Arbitration Board, and special arbitration board if called for the purpose of considering the same. He Bhall mail copies of the proceedings of all meetings of the General Arbitration Board and copies of all arbitration decisions tfl the secretaries of all unions and associations. . 8. The chairman of the General Arbitration Board, who shall be elected annually at the first meeting held during the month of July, shall be chairman of the executive 'committee, and the general secretary shall bo secretary of the executive committee. *■ 9. There shall be a vice chairman, who shall be elected annually at the first meeting in July, to serve for one year and who shall perform the duties of the chairman in the absence of that officer.

10. It is the unanimous opinion of the members of the General Arbitration Board that all disputes arising between employers and employees in trades having joint agreements should be adjusted by the trade arbitration or conference board of the particular trade.

11. The meetings of the General Arbitration Board andof the executive committee, except as otherwise provided for. shall be conducted in accordance with the rules of procedure and debate outlined in Cushing's Manual.

12. Members of special arbitration boards shall be remunerated for lost time while serving as members of said boards at the rate of $G per day, each arbitrator to be paid by the parties for whom he is acting.

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APPENDIX C—TRADE JURISDICTION IN THE BUILDING TRADES OF GREATER NEW YORK.

The following descriptive matter concerns the jurisdictional claims of the 31 unions in the building trades industry in Greater New York. Divided into occupational units there are 63 separate and distinct divisions of labor with exactly that many independent jurisdictional claims and wage rates.

The purpose is to show: First, the original trade jurisdiction as provided for in the charter grant of the national or international union with which each respective local union in the building trades industry is affiliated. It must be understood that the original "jurisdiction claims" in charters granted to national or international unions by the American Federation of Labor constitute the jurisdiction claimed by the organization thus chartered, and allowed by the American Federation of Labor, except that in each such charter grant the trade jurisdiction is "held to be controversial."

Second, all agreements that have been made between national and international unions in the settlement of jurisdictional claims over work which has been in dispute betwen said national and international unions.

Third, all decisions and awards that stand as the legal jurisdictional findings made in conventions of unions of the building trades affiliated with the building trades department of the American Federation of Labor.

Fourth, all contractual relations between employers' associations and the unions in the building trades industry which apply to trade jurisdiction in Greater New York.

Fifth, all decisions, awards, and rulings effecting in any way the jurisdiction of trades made by the General Arbitration Board, the executive committee, special arbitration boards, or umpires in connection with the building trades arbitration plan in Greater New York.

An effort has been made to present this information concerning jurisdiction of trades by occupational units in related trade groups. This grouping permits of a close relationship as regards jurisdiction and is presented in 10 industrial divisions, as follows: Structural, sheet, and fabricated metal trades, natural and artificial stone-working trades, woodworking trades, electrical trades, painting and decorative trades, composition plastic trades, plain and ornamental clayproducts trades, pipe-fitting trades, motive-power trades, and the miscellaneous trades.

Accompanying this descriptive matter as outlined above, there is presented a table showing the occupational units in each related group. These tables also give the number of unions in their respective trades in Greater New York, and for each trade the membership and daily wage rate for 1913.

PA1NTINQ AND DECORATIVE TRADES.

The crafts in this group cover the application of every form of decoration used in or on a building or structure. The work in the painting trades consists of the application of oil, paint, water colors, varnishes, stains, or other material used for preservation or decoration, including enameling and gilding of furniture, mural decorations, and structural woodwork; in the paper-hanging industry, the hanging of all paper or other fabrics used for the covering of walls, and the preparation of walls for receiving the same.

The decorative art glass work extends to the making and setting of art or stained-glass windows, cutting and setting glass mosaics, cutting and setting decorative glass for walls or ceilings.

Decorative upholstering includes the making and hanging of curtains, draperies, wall slatting, wall hanging, also the making of cushions, slip covers, and shades.

NUMBER OF UNIONS AND MEMBERS AND RATES OF WAGES IN PAINTING AND DECORATIVE TRADES, BY OCCUPATIONS, 1913.

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ORIGINAL CHARTER CLAIMS AND JURISDICTION.

The Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, chartered by the American Federation of Labor, is recognized by it and by its affiliated organizations as having jurisdiction over all men engaged in the painting, paper hanging, and decorating industry, and in all kindred occupations which have been and are performed by the men employed in that industry. This work in which its members are employed consists of the applying of oil or other paints, water colors, plastic composition, varnish, stains, and all other materials applied with a brush, by dipping or other process, to plaster, wood, metal, or other materials for their preservation or decoration, including all house, sign, pictorial^ car, carriage, machinery, ship, and railroad equipment, painting or decorating, the finishing of all woods used in buildings, or for furniture of office fixtures, the hanging of all paper or other fabrics used for the covering of walls, the preparation of walls for receiving the same, the placing in position of finished wall moldings, the imitation of woods (graining), marbles, or other materials, the enameling and gilding of furniture, mural decorations, and structural woodwork, the setting of all glass with the exception of art leaded glass. (Subject to revision.)

Decorators and gilders.—The painting t frescoing), decorating, enameling, and gilding of furniture, mural decorations, and structural woodwork.

Paper hangers.—The hanging of all paper or other fabrics used for the covering of walls, the preparation of walls for receiving the same, and the placing in position of finished wall moldings.

Plate and sheet glass glaziers.—The Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Taper Hangers of America has jurisdiction over the setting and glazing of all plate and window glass, mirrors, beveled plate, rough-ribbed wire or colored glass and art glass set or glazed with putty or for moldings in wood, copper, iron, or other metal, or in marble or stucco or other material which is set in sash or doors or other openings in all buildings in course of erection or repair.

JURISDICTION AWARDS OF THE BUILDING TRADES DEPARTMENT OF THE AMERICAN

FEDERATION OF LABOR.

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America v. International Brotherhood of Composition Roofers, Damp and Waterproof Workers.

Agreement entered into by and between the Brotherhood of Painters. Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America and the International Brotherhood of Composition Roofers, Damp and Waterproof Workers.

First. That the painters do not claim the right to apply any of the material claimed by the International Brotherhood of Composition Roofers except such material as is applied by a brush that is ordinarily used by the painters in applying the materials covered in their jurisdiction.

Second. That the International Brotherhood of Composition Roofers does not claim the right to apply any of the material in dispute except when applied by or with a three-knot, long-handled brush, mop, or swab.

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America v. Ceramic, Mosaic, and Encaustic Tile Layers and Helpers International Union.

Agreement entered into by and between the general executive board of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America and the general executive board of the Ceramic, Mosaic, and Encaustic Tile Layers and Helpers International Union shall take effect December 5,1910, and remain in force until amended, revised, or changed at a meeting between the representatives of both organizations called for this purpose.

Section 1. It is agreed by both parties to this agreement that all plate and window glass, mirrors, beveled plate, rough, ribbed, wire, figured, colored, or art glass set in sash, frames, doors, or skylights, constructed ef wood, sheet metal, iron, stone, or other material and set with putty or molding, shall be set by the members of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, and that where glass is used as a substitute for ceramic, mosaic, or encaustic tile, and set on floors, walls, and ceilings in mortar, cement, or other plastic material used to secure Buch tile in position, shall be set by members of the Ceramic, Mosaic, and Encaustic Tile Layers and Helpers International Union, when cut to size and shape for setting. It is further agreed by the Ceramic, Mosaic, and Encaustic Tile Layers and Helpers International Union that all glass delivered on jobs in^stock sheets shall be cut to the required size by a member of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America.

Sec. 2. Should any differences arise regarding the work as covered by this agreement, a committee appointed by and representing the district council or local union of each organization in that locality, shall meet and adjust such differences. Should the committees of the local unions fail to agree, an executive officer of each international union shall be requested to attend and assist in the adjustment.

Sec. 3. It is further agreed that the national officers of both organizations shall insist that all agreements entered into shall be carried out by affiliated unions.

Bro'Jterhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America v. Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance.

Agreement entered into by and between the general executive board of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, and the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance, shall take effect December 1, 1910, and remain in force until amended, revised, or changed, at a meeting between the representatives of both organizations called for this purpose.

Section 1. It is agreed by both parties to this agreement that all glass set in sheetmetal sash, frames, doors, or skylights shall be set by members of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, according to their claim of jurisdiction granted by the convention of the Building Trades Department, American Federation of Labor, at St. Louis, December, 1910; and that all sheet-metal work on sheet-metal sash, frames, doors, or skylights shall bo done by the members of the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance.

Sec. 2. In localities where differences now exist or may arise in the future, such differences shall be adjusted by a committee appointed by and representing the district councils or local unions of both organizations in that locality. Should this committee be unable to agree, a representative of the general executive board of each organization shall be called in to assist in the adjustment.

Sec. 3. It is also agreed that the national officers of both organizations where local unions fail to agree, shall insist that this agreement be carried out by affiliated unions.

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers v. United Association Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitters' Helpers.

[Decision oi the Kochester Convention, Building Trades Department, American Federation ol Labor, adopted Nov. 29,1912. See p. 141 of printed proceedings.)

Resolved, That the United Association of Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitters' Helpers be and is instructed to require that its affiliated unions desist from further trespass upon the jurisdiction of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, and when and where necessary to notify their employers that neither journeymen nor helpers will be permitted to do this work.

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America v. International

Association of Marble Workers.

Agreement entered into by and between the general executive board of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America and the general executive board of the International Association of Marble Workers, shall take effect December 5, 1910, and remain in force until amended, revised, or changed at a meeting between the representatives of both organizations called for this purpose.

Section 1. It is agreed by both parties to this agreement that all plate and window glass, mirrors, beveled plate, rough, ribbed, wire, figured, colored, or art glass set in sash, frames, doors, or skylights, constructed of wood, sheet metal, iron, stone, or other material and set with putty or molding, shall be Bet by the members of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, and that where glass is used as a substitute for marble in interior finish or decoration, and is carved, cut, polished, or rubbed, shall be set by members of the International Marble Workers of America.

Sec. 2. Should any differences arise regarding the work as covered by this agreement, a committee appointed by and representing the district council or local union

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