Initiative. Adds Section 6902.5, amends Section 6902, Labor Code. Empowers Public Utilities Commission to prescribe number of brakemen to be used on railroad trains. Prohibits feather-bed practices in employment of railroad brakemen on trains
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1767587; A: 50.9; N: 1703303; B: 49.1
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Lab. Code section 6902.5. Amended Cal. Lab. Code section 6902.
Alfred W. Robertson, Former chairman, Democratic State Central Committee, Santa Barbara; Ed Tickle, Former chairman, Republican State Central Committee, Carmel; Mrs. Leiland Atherton Irish, Los Angeles clubwoman; Thomas J. Riordan, Past State Commander, American Legion, San Francisco; William M. Jeffers, Former president, Union Pacific Railroad, Los Angeles; R. V. Garrod, President, California Farmers, Inc., Saratoga; Joseph J. Deuel, Director, California Farm Bureau Federation, Berkeley
F. G. Pellett, State Representative, Trainmen's Brotherhood
RAILROAD BRAKEMEN California Proposition 3 (1948).