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Essentials for Labour Peace 
Text  Wilson, Charles Erwin, Essentials for Labour Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 4 Jan 1951, 153-166  Some introductory remarks about the co-operation enjoyed at General Motors from the business men of Toronto and of others throughout all Ontario and Canada; about Canada's future and its potential. The dependence of the United States on Canada's resources. General Motors' confidence in Canada, now...
Law and Order in the Labour Movement 
Text  Mulroney, M. Brian, Esq., Law and Order in the Labour Movement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Oct 1975, 70-81  An example of a recent criminal vandalism at James Bay as symptomatic of "a decade of excess everywhere." Significance and problems with trade unions and management associations. Strengths and weaknesses of democracy. The supremacy of Parliament. At issue: whether the duly elected government or...
A Pernicious Propaganda 
Text  Cahan, Chas. H., A Pernicious Propaganda, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 27 Mar 1919, 191-215  The request by Sir Robert Borden that the speaker examine propaganda carried on through Canada by certain foreign elements for the suspected purpose of weakening the efforts of the Canadian people in carrying on the war. Some background history to this propaganda. The belief, as stated by a German...
The Family Life of Big Business 
Text  Kavanagh, James E., The Family Life of Big Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Dec 1937, 141-159  Industrial relations. The shift from work at home to work outside the home, which then changed its name to industry. The unchanging characters of the people that do the work. The human factor now entering into the conduct of various business enterprises. A decrease in immigration since the war and...
The Open Shop: Why Is It; Why Should It Prevail? 
Text  Emery, James A., The Open Shop: Why Is It; Why Should It Prevail?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 24 Mar 1921, 129-151  The relationship between our wants or desires and our capacity to satisfy them as the first and most individual question confronting us. The history of our race one of continual struggle with the forces of nature which yield reluctantly to the labour, knowledge, talent and character of man....
The Open Shop; What Is It? Why Should It Prevail? 
Text  Gompers, Samuel, The Open Shop; What Is It? Why Should It Prevail?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 19 Apr 1921, 164-181  Reference to the speech given just a few weeks ago, and also to words of Mr. Gary, Chairman of the Finance Committee of the United States Steel Corporation, published in this morning's papers. The problem of the relations between employers and workers as the problem of the time, the problem of the...
Canadian Labour in 1951 
Text  Gregg, Hon. Milton F., Canadian Labour in 1951, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 22 Nov 1951, 100-109  Some features of labour relations in Canada yesterday and today. The year in which the speaker became Minister of Labour; the year which marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Labour; also the year of the railway strike--a labour stoppage of nine days which resulted in...
Labour, Industry and the War 
Text  Green, William, Labour, Industry and the War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 6 Oct 1942, 50-64  A discussion of how industry and labour can best work together to help win the war. The similar problems faced by the United States and Canada. Defending democracy and free enterprise. How we can most effectively mobilize our power and resources to win the war. The job of out-producing the Axis,...
The Application of the Principles of Democracy to Industry's Labour Relations 
Text  Moore, Roy W., The Application of the Principles of Democracy to Industry's Labour Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 19 Oct 1939, 83-90  Labour relations from the viewpoint of American industry. American ideals and ideas bearing the mark of British culture. A consideration of the background out of which the sentiments have sprung, "for nearly all human standards acquire their form and character by the influence of some past or...
The International Labour Conference 
Text  Moore, Tom, The International Labour Conference, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 23 Mar 1922, 102-117  The connection of the International Labour Conference with other labour organizations, and with all the other conferences that seem to be held weekly or monthly, in different parts of the world. A general outline, describing somewhat broadly the mentality and the atmosphere which surrounds a...
Unemployment 
Text  Butler, Harold B., Unemployment, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 31 Oct 1930, 265-273  Some words of Mr. Bennett's which sum up the real problem before the League of Nations and before the International Labour Organization. The beginning of the League 11 years ago. The conversion from ideal to fact which has come about through necessity. Why these two organizations are necessary. A...
The League of Nations and International Labour Conference Geneva, 1921 
Text  Parsons, S.R., The League of Nations and International Labour Conference Geneva, 1921, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 26 Jan 1922, 1-20  Conditions in Great Britain as seen by the speaker, especially with regard to unemployment. The issue of unemployment insurance, for Great Britain and in Canada. The need for Great Britain to maintain and increase her export trade if she is going to maintain her supremacy as one of the great...
The Challenge of 1963 
Text  Jodoin, Claude, The Challenge of 1963, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 17 Jan 1963, 122-130  Reference to the speaker's address six years ago, placing emphasis on the necessity for greater efforts toward improved labour-management relations. His address today to be considered a progress report. First, a review: the lack of progress. Immediate and long-term problems seen in the...
The Citizenship of Labour 
Text  Gerard, Leo, The Citizenship of Labour, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 4 Oct 1990, 60-70  Some personal background. Some thoughts on the role of the labour movement as we enter a new decade. The Internal Task Force on Future Directions of the United Steelworkers of America: some changes made as a result of that task force. Two very different examples of change occurring within the...
The International Labour Conference in Washington 
Text  Parsons, S.R., The International Labour Conference in Washington, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 7 Jan 1920, 1-19  The issue of the eight-hour day. The welfare of the worker as the chief consideration in this regard. The national Industrial Conference held in September in Ottawa. Who was represented at that Conference; what was done with regard to the eight-hour day. The International Labour Conference in...
Problems of Industry and Labour 
Text  Emery, James A.; Foster, Hon. George E., Problems of Industry and Labour, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 25 Oct 1906, 32-58  A discussion of industrial problems. A recognition of the existence of industrial problems, greater or less, and ways in which they obtrude upon our everyday notice. The relation between him who works and him for whom he works as an age-old problem, with examples throughout history. Attempts at...
The I.L.O. Looks Forward 
Text  Jenks, C. Wilfred, The I.L.O. Looks Forward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 13 Apr 1944, 422-441  The convening next week, in Philadelphia, of the International Labour Organization in its twenty-sixth session, and reaction to that convening. Preparing detailed plans for the action which must be taken immediately victory has been won. The challenge following the victory. A description of the...
The Four Parties to Industry 
Text  King, Hon. Wm. Lyon Mackenzie, The Four Parties to Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 13 Mar 1919, 160-180  The choice of "The Four Parties to Industry" in order to emphasize a truth which seems to be fundamental in any attempt to cope with the industrial unrest which has followed so closely, and so inevitably, in the wake of war; if there is to be release from the thraldom of fear in which men's minds...
Brain, Brawn, Capital 
Text  Ribourg, Rev. A.E., Brain, Brawn, Capital, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 20 Mar 1919, 181-190  The Great War just ended as the closing of an era, of an age remarkable for its wonderful discoveries and inventions, for its colossal accumulation of wealth, due largely to the exploitation of the natural resources of the earth, on a scale hitherto unknown. Such fruits of human genius and labour...
Education and Commerce 
Text  Leverhulme, Lord, Education and Commerce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 4 Dec 1919, 442-457  The employee today as the employer of tomorrow in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The speaker's optimism with regard to the worker in these countries. How profits are made. The need for all three of capital, labor, and good management. Getting the best results through private...
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