Francis Wayland Palmer, public printer of the United States,
summarizes the case of W. A. Miller. Miller was suspended and then
dismissed from his position at the Government Printing Office due
to a dispute with the Bookbinders' Union.
Employees--Suspension; Employees--Dismissal of; Industrial relations; Bookbinders--Labor unions; Labor unions--Government policy; Labor unions--Officials and employees; Labor unions--Political aspects; United States. Government Printing Office; Miller, William A.
President Roosevelt believes that Public Printer Palmer is
"worse than weak" for submitting to the pressure of the labor union
and firing William A. Miller. Miller will be reinstated and
Roosevelt is determined to prevent discrimination between union and
Labor policy; Employees--Dismissal of; Employees--Reinstatement; Labor unions--Government policy; Labor unions--Political aspects; Government employee unions; Industrial relations; United States. Government Printing Office; Palmer, Francis Wayland, 1827-1907; Miller, William A.
President Roosevelt objects to an editorial that appeared in The Outlook on the Miller case. Miller was reinstated, the labor union did not strike, and the case was closed. Roosevelt believes that he handled the issue "squarely" and brought about a final decision.
Press and politics; Editorials; Labor unions--Political aspects; American newspapers
President Roosevelt values Edward Rosewater's recent editorials
on the inquiry of the New York Sun over Roosevelt's
dealings with trades unions.
Press and politics; Editorials; Labor unions--Press coverage; Labor unions--Political aspects
M. Andrews writes to President Roosevelt to express his vehement
opinion on the negative aspects of organized union labor in the
country. He counsels Roosevelt not to be intimidated by the
opposition, nor to make policy decisions which would cause a
disadvantage for America's working class.
Labor unions--Political aspects; Labor unions--Economic aspects; Labor unions--Recognition; Business and politics
Marcus M. Marks discusses the Republican situation for the 1904 presidential campaign. Marks writes about a potential industrial depression, the economic impact of labor strikes, and the liberalization of liquor laws in New York.
Labor unions--Political aspects; Liquor industry--Government policy; Tammany Hall; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924
Ray Stannard Baker writes President Roosevelt to see if the
President would be willing to be interviewed, as part of a guide to
the presidential candidates, about how he made his decisions in the
various labor cases that have come before him.
Labor unions--Political aspects; Miners--Labor unions; Colorado
On behalf of Theodore Roosevelt, his secretary requests Senator
Dixon's opinion on the suggestion that Roosevelt write personal
letters eliciting the support of officers of the Railroad
Trainmen's Union. He also encloses a letter from Emmet Montgomery
Reily regarding the situation in Texas.
Campaign management; Railroads--Employees--Labor unions; Labor unions--Political aspects; Campaign literature; Advertising, Political; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Reily, Emmet Montgomery, 1866-1954
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