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SEC. 3. Whenever an accident occurs to any employee embraced Reports of within the terms of the first section of this act, and which results

accidents. in death or a probable incapacity for work, it shall be the duty of the official superior of such employee to at once report such accident and the injury resulting therefrom to the head of his bureau or independent office, and his report shall be immediately communicated through regular official channels to the Secretary of Commerce and Labor. Such report shall state, first, the time, cause, and nature of the accident and injury and the probable duration of the injury resulting therefrom; second, whether the accident arose out of or in the course of the injured person's employment; third, whether the accident was due to negligence or misconduct on the part of the employee injured; fourth, any other matters required by such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may prescribe. The head of each Department or independent office shall have power, however, to charge a special official with the duty of making such reports. SEC. 4. In the case of any accident which shall result in death,

Claims to be the persons entitled to compensation under this act or their legal

filed. representatives shall, within ninety days after such death, file with the Secretary of Commerce and Labor an affidavit setting forth their relationship to the deceased and the ground of their claim for compensation under the provisions of this act. This shall be accompanied by the certificate of the attending physician setting forth the fact and cause of death, or the nonproduction of the certificate shall be satisfactorily accounted for. In the case of incapacity for work lasting more than fifteen days, the injured party desiring to take the benefit of this act shall, within a reasonable period after the expiration of such time, file with his official superior, to be forwarded through regular official channels to the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, an affidavit setting forth the grounds of his claim for compensation, to be accompanied by a certificate of the attending physician as to the cause and nature of the injury and probable duration of the incapacity, or the nonproduction of the certificate shall be satisfactorily accounted for. If the Secretary of Commerce and Labor shall find from the report and affidavit or other evidence produced by the claimant or his or her legal representatives, or from such additional investigation as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may direct, that a claim for compensation is established under this act, the compensation to be paid shall be determined as provided under this act and approved for payment by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor.

SEC. 5. The employee shall, whenever and as often as required Medical by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, at least once in six aminations. months, submit to medical examination, to be provided and paid for under the direction of the Secretary, and if such employee refuses to submit to or obstructs such examination his or her right to compensation shall be lost for the period covered by the continuance of such refusal or obstruction.

SEC. 6. Payments under this act are only to be made to the Payments. beneficiaries or their legal representatives other than assignees, and shall not be subject to the claims of creditors.

SEC. 7. The United States shall not exempt itself from liability Exemptions under this act by any contract, agreement, rule, or regulation, and forbidden. any such contract, agreement, rule, or regulation shall be pro tanto void.

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INDEX.

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A.

Page.
Abandonment of employment. (See

Contracts of employment.)
Abandonment of locomotives, etc. :
Connecticut

230, 231
Delaware

253, 254
Illinois.

371
Kansas_

456
Maine.

531
New Jersey

859
Pennsylvania

1077
(See also Strikes of railroad

employees.)
Absence, leave of. (See Leave of ab-

sence.)
Accident insurance :
Illinois.

350
Michigan

646
South Carolina

1233
Accidents in factories, stores, etc. :
Illinois.-

375
Indiana

399
Massachusetts-

594
Minnesota

674
Missouri

720
New Jersey

864, 871, 872
New York

914
Ohio

999
Pennsylvania

1079, 1179
Rhode Island.

1209
Tennessee

1249
Wisconsin

1409
(See also Inspection of fac-

tories, etc.)
Accidents in mines :
Alabama

125, 126
Arkansas

150
Colorado

206, 217
Idaho

310, 311
Illinois
Indiana

Page.
Accidents on rallroads-Concluded.
New York

959, 960
North Dakota

985, 986
Ohio

1037, 1038
Oregon

1062
Pennsylvania

1188
South Carolina

1225, 1226
Vermont

1328, 1329
Virgiaia

1333, 1334
Washington

1366, 1368
Wisconsin

1433
United States

1512
Actions for injuries. (See Injuries.)
Actions for wages. (See Suits for

wages.)
Advances made by employers. (See

Employers' advances, etc.)
Age not ground for discharge :
Colorado

202
Age of employment of children. (See

Children, etc.)
Age of employment of telegraph op-

erators on railroads. (See

Telegraph operators, etc.)
Agents, emigrant. (See Emigrant

agents.)
Aid societies. (See Benefit societies.)
Air space required in workrooms :
Indiana

400
Maryland.

540, 541
Michigan

662
New Jersey.

863
New York

914, 918
Ohio

1012
Pennsylvania

1163, 1178
Wisconsin

1424
(See also Factories and work-

rooms.)
Allen contract labor :
Delaware

262
Hawaii.

299
Indiana

394, 395
Virginia

1332
Wyoming

1446, 1447
United States

1532, 1533
(See also Cooly labor.)
Alien laborers, employment of, in

fisheries :
District of Alaska.

263
Alien laborers, protection of :
Connecticut

238
Wyoming ---

1447
Allens, employers of, to deduct taxes

from wages :
Pennsylvania

1169
Aliens, employment of, on public

works:
California

162, 163, 177, 178
Hawaii

300
Idaho.

308, 318, 321, 322
Massachusetts
New Jersey -

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Iowa

437
Kansas.

465, 466
Maryland

554
Minnesota

693
Missouri

731
Montana

769
New York

923
North Carolina

967, 968
Ohio

988, 991, 992
Pennsylvania

1085,

1086, 1106, 1107
South Dakota

1237, 1238
Tennessee

1249
Utah

1317
Washington

1348, 1349
West Virginia

1400, 1401
Wyoming -

1451, 1460
United States

1525, 1537
(See also Mine regulations.)
Accidents on railroads :
Alabama

130
Colorado

227
Connecticut

235
Indiana

419, 429
Iowa

451
Kentucky

494
Massachusetts

618, 619
Michigan

670
Minnesota

691
Mississippi

708
Montana

795, 796
Nevada-

825
New Jersey

874, 875

858
New York

902, 903
Pennsylvania

1162
Wyoming

1444
(see also Chinese, employment
of; Public works, preference

of resident laborers on.)
Antitrust act :
Texas.

1290, 1291
United States

1513, 1514
Antitrust act, labor organizations

not included under :
Louisiana

510
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594

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Antitrust act, etc.- Concluded.
Michigan..

648
Montana

785
Nebraska

808
Wisconsin

1432
Appliances, safety, in factories. (See

Guards for dangerous ma.

chinery.)
Appliances, safety, on railroads. (See

Railroads, safety appliances

OD.)
Apprentice laws, digest of

15-33
Arbitration of labor disputes :
California

178, 179
Colorado

190
('onnecticut

243, 244
Idaho

308, 314-318
Illinois

326 329
Indiana

386-390
Kansas

453, 454
Luisiana

507-509
Marrland

535, 536, 576, 577
Massachusetts

590-592
Michigan

630-632
Minnesota

676, 677
Missouri

741-743
Montana

772-775
Nevada

825-827
New Jersey

841-844
New York

924, 925
Obio.

1018-1021
Oklahoma

1038, 1039
Pennsylvania

1069-1075
Teras.

1279-1281
l'tab

1302, 1303, 1307, 1308
Washington

1364
Wisconsin

1430-1432
Wyoming

1444
I'nited States

1515-1519
Armed guards, hiring :
Arkansas.

145, 146
Illinois

344
Massachusetts

609
Tennessee

1277
Wisconsin.

1442
Assignment of wages :
Colorado

227-229
('onnecticut

246, 247
Georgia

297
Illinois

329, 330
Indiana

391, 418
Iowa

443
Louisiana

522
Maine

531
Maryland.

536, 537, 547, 548
Massachusetts

603, 616, 617
Minnesota

691
New Hampshire-

832
New Jersey

850
New York

902, 951
Pennsylvania

1144
Rhode Island

1217
Tennessee

1252, 1253
Vermont

1326
Wisconsin

1437
(See also Payment of wages.)
Assignments of claims to avoid ex.

emption laws. (See Exemp-

tion of wages.)
Associations, cooperative, list of
laws relating to..

88-93
Associations employees.

(See
Benefit societies.)
Attachment of wages:
Connecticut

229, 230
Pennsylvania

1144
Attornersfees in suits for wages.

(See Suits for wages.)

Page.
Bankruptcy :
United States

1520, 1521
Barber shops, inspection of. (See
Inspection, etc.,

of

B.

Badges, etc., of labor organizations.

of barber
shops.)
Barbers, examination, etc., ot. (See

Examination, etc.)
Barrooms, payment of wages in :
California

175
Basements. (See Cellars, etc.)
Benefit societies :
Massachusetts

618, 619
Michigan

645, 616
Ohio

986
Philippine Islands

1190-1192
South Carolina

1235
Benefit societies, forced contributions

for. (See Forced contribu-

tions.)
Blacklisting :
Alabama

130
Arkansas

157
Colorado.

224
Connecticut

231
Florida

279
Illinois.

331, 332
Indiana

393, 394
lowa

446
Kansas

457
Minnesota

674, 675, 689
Missouri

711, 712
Montana.

779, 786
Nevada

824, 825
North Dakota.

971, 993
Oklahoma

1041, 1043
Oregon.

1055
Texas.

1287-1289, 1294-1296
Utah

1303, 1309
Virginia

1339
Washington.

1356, 1357
Wisconsin

1441
l'nited States.

1518, 1519
(See also Interference with en-

ployment, and cross refer

ences.)
Blasting in mines. (Sce Mines,

blasting, etc., in.)
Boarding houses (See Lodging

houses.)
Boards of arbitration, etc. (See Ar-

bitration of labor disputes.)
Boatmen. (See Seamen.)
Boilers, creating an unsafe amount

of steam in. (See Negligence

of operators, etc.)
Boilers, steam, inspection of. (See

Inspection, etc.)
Bonds, contractors', list of laws re-
lating to

79-81
Bonds of employees :
Massachusetts.

594
New Mexico.

881, 882
Boycotting :
Alabama

130
Colorado

224
Illinois

331, 332
Indiana

382, 383
Texas

1290, 1291
(See also Interference with em-

ployment, and cross refer-

ences.)
Brakemen, sufficient number of. (See

Railroad trains, sufficient

crew required on.)
Brakes on railroad trains. (See

Railroads, safety appliances

on.)
Bribery, etc., of employees :
Connecticut.

247, 248
Indiana

423
lowa.

452, 453
Maine

5.32
Massachusetts.

615
Michigan

666, 667
Nebraska

816, 817
New York

956, 957
Rhode Island

1223, 1224

(See Labor organizations, etc.)
Bakeries, hours of labor of employees

in. (See Hours of labor.)
Bakeries, inspection, etc., of. (See

Inspection, etc.)

Page.
Bribery, etc., of employees—Conc'd.
South Carolina.

1235
Virginia--

1342
Washington.

1372
Wisconsin

1442
Bribery of representatives of labor

organizations :
New York

956
Brickyards, hours of labor of em-

ployees in :
New York

900, 930
Bridges over railroad tracks. (See

Railroad tracks, etc.)
Building associations of organized

labor :
New Jersey

845
New York

888
Buildings, protection of employees
on.

(See Protection of em-
ployees, etc.)
Bureau of labor :
California

182-184
Colorado

189, 190
Connecticut

238
Idaho.

307, 311-313
Illinois

330
Indiana.

403, 404
Iowa

433-435
Kansas

475-479, 484
Kentucky

487-490
Louisiana

519
Maine

525, 526
Maryland

548, 549
Massachusetts

608, 609
Michigan

633-635
Minnesota

699-701
Missouri

736, 737
Montana

763, 770, 771
Nebraska

803-805
New Hampshire

835
New Jersey

846,
856, 858, 859, 868, 869
New York

905-907
North Carolina_

965, 966
North Dakota.

971-973
Ohio

994-996
Oklahoma

1038
Oregon

1058-1060
Pennsylvania

1137
Rhode Island

1210, 1211
Tennessee

1248--1250
Utah

1321, 1322
Virginia

1331, 1336, 1337
Washington

1359-1361
West Virginia.

1381, 1382
Wisconsin

1406-1409
United States..

1463,

1464, 1525, 1527, 1530
Bureau of mines :
Colorado

211-214
Missouri

731, 732
Pennsylvania

1151-1154
West Virginia---

1390–1393
(See also Mine employees, asso-

ciations of.)
Bureau of public printing. (See

Public printing office.)

Page.
Checks, payment of wages in. (See

Payment of wages in scrip.)
Child labor, national committee on,

incorporation of:
United States.

1533
Children and women, deductions

from wages of :
Massachusetts.

604
Children and women, employment

of, general provisions :
Maine

527, 528
Massachusetts.

595-600
New York

925-928
Pennsylvania

1175-1177
Children and women, employment of,

in mines :
Alabama

126
Arkansas

149
Colorado.

205
Illinois

364
Indiana

418
Maryland.

560
Missouri.

730
New York

924
Oklahoma

1039
Pennsylvania.

1084, 1098
Utah.

1303, 1309
Washington

1348
West Virginia--

1400
Wyoming

1443, 1445, 1446
(See also Children, etc. ; Women,

etc.)
Children and women, hours of labor

of :
Connecticut

250, 251
Louisiana.

522
Maine.

527
Maryland

549
Massachusetts.

595
Michigan

658
New Hampshire--

831, 832
New Jersey

850
New York

925, 926
North Dakota.

984, 985
Oklahoma.

1040
Pennsylvania

1175
Rhode Island.

1210, 1216, 1217
South Dakota.

1245
Tennessee

1278
Virginia

1338, 1339
Wisconsin

1425
(See also Children, hours of la-

bor of; Hours of labor in
general employments; Women,

hours of labor of.)
Children and women, wages of :
Massachusetts.

604
(See also Earnings of married

women ; Earnings of minors;

Women's wages.)
Children, corporal punishment of, by

C

Candidates for office, protection of

employees as :
Wyoming-

1447
Cause of

discharge. (See Dis-
charge, statement of cause of.)
Cellars and basements, use of :
Connecticut.

233
Illinois

376
Indiana

385
Michigan

654
New Jersey

869
New York

918, 921
Ohio

1011
Wisconsin

1417
Certificates, employers'. (See Em-

employers :
Georgia -

289
Children, earnings of. (See Earn-

ings of minors.)
Children employed, certificates, reg.

isters, etc., of:
Alabama

131, 132
Arizona

138, 139
Arkansas

161, 162
California

180, 181
Colorado

221
Connecticut

242
Delaware

261, 262
District of Columbia--

275, 276
Florida.

285
Georgia

298
Idaho

324
Illinois

335-338
Indiana

397, 398
Iowa

448
Kansas.

482
Kentucky

503
Maine

528
Maryland

546
Massachusetts

596-598
Michigan

658, 659
Minnesota

696-698
Missouri.

753-756, 762

ployers' certificates.)
Charges, false, against railroad em-

ployees. (See Railroad em-
ployees, etc.)

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