truck acts

truck acts
[ʹtrʌkækts] ист.
законы, ограничивающие систему оплаты труда товарами

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  • Truck Acts — is the name given to legislation that outlaws truck systems, which are also known as company store systems, or debt bondage. Such laws date back in Britain to the 15th century but have also been implemented in other countries.HistoryThe modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Truck Acts — Statutes regulating the medium in which wages are payable. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 822. As early as the fourteenth century, laws in England prohibited the payment of wages, in certain trades, in anything but lawful money of the realm; and in 1831,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Truck (disambiguation) — Truck may mean:Vehicles Transport* Truck * Pickup truck * Light truck * Forklift truck * Freight truck, a type of train carriage * Railroad truck, also known as a bogie * Hand truck, also a sack truck in the United Kingdom * Skateboard truck *… …   Wikipedia

  • Truck system — A truck system is an arrangement in which employees are paid in commodities or some currency substitute (referred to as scrip), rather than with standard money. This limits employees ability to choose how to spend their earnings generally to the… …   Wikipedia

  • truck system — noun : the system of paying wages in goods instead of cash * * * the system of paying wages in goods instead of money. Also called truck. [1820 30] * * * truck system noun The practice of paying workers in goods instead of money, forbidden by the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Truck System — See Truck Acts …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • truck|ler — «TRUHK luhr», noun. a person who truckles or acts with servility …   Useful english dictionary

  • Truck Festival — infobox music festival music festival name = Truck Festival location = Steventon, Oxfordshire, England years active= 1998 present dates = 3rd weekend of July (2 days) genre = Rock, Indie, Drum and BassTruck Festival is an annual independent music …   Wikipedia

  • truck — truck1 truckable, adj. /truk/, n. 1. any of various forms of vehicle for carrying goods and materials, usually consisting of a single self propelled unit but also often composed of a trailer vehicle hauled by a tractor unit. 2. any of various… …   Universalium

  • TRUCK-SYSTEM —    the paying of workmen s wages in goods in place of money; found useful where works are far distant from towns, but liable to the serious abuse from inferior goods being supplied; Acts of Parliament have been passed to abolish the system, but… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament, 1880-1899 — This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1880 1899. For acts passed prior to 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament and List of Acts of Parliament of the Scottish… …   Wikipedia


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