Secretary of Labor Davis in his annual report recommended:
1) That the law creating the Rail-road Labor Board be modified, as the functioning of that body tends to increase and complicate rather than diminish railway labor difficulties.
2) That the Department of Labor be given authority "to improve working conditions" (as is commanded by law) besides it present function of investigating, reporting and recommending.
3) That the Department be authorized to make a survey of industrial accidents and means of prevention.
4) That the Department be authorized to investigate the problems of the migratory...