Proposed code of fair competition for the pencil slat manufacturing industry as submitted on August 31, 1933

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Title:
Proposed code of fair competition for the pencil slat manufacturing industry as submitted on August 31, 1933
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Pencil slat manufacturing industry
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2 p. : ; 24 cm.
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English
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United States -- National Recovery Administration
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United States Government Printing Office
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Washington, D.C
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Pencil industry -- Law and legislation -- United States   ( lcsh )
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federal government publication   ( marcgt )
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Cover title.
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At head of title: National Recovery Administration.
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"Registry No. 1647-02."

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University of Florida
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WE DO OUR PART


to frsri~~~~leAiP )~~O S Tth anbdo mentioned
industry, and none of the provisions contained therein are
to be regarded as having received the approval of
the National Recovery Aldministration
as applying to this industry


UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON : 1953


Registry No. 1647--02


. NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION



PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPE'flTION
FOR THE


PENCIL SLAT

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

AS SUBMIITTED ON AUGUST 31, 1933






































8vUBMITT~ED BY

PENCIL SLAT MCANUFEAC'TURERS'; ASSOCIATION

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PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION OF THE PENCIL
SLAT MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION

In order to effectuate the purpose of the Nationlall Industrial
Recovery Act and immediately increase employment at a living wague
in the Pencil Slat industry, the Pencil Slat Mianufacturer~s` Ass~ocia-
tion, a voluntary,association of producers of pencil slats in the Unitedl
States of America, which are trulyv representatives of thle Penicil Slat
Industry,? respectfully\ submit to the President anid to the Admiin-
istrator for app~roval and enforcement, in accordance with the
provisions of the Act, the follow7ingF Code o~f Fair competitiono:
1. Mem~nbers~ip.-AAll producers of pencil slats in the United States
are eligible as of right to membership in the Pencil Slat hlanuifac-
turers' Associationi, and to become parties to the Code of Fair
Compete ition.
2. EmEploy4es-Es.-Eploy~ees shiall h a ve the r~ight t o orga nize a nd
bargain collectively through r~epr~esentatives of their own1 choosing,
and shall be free fr~om inter~fer~ence, restraint, or coer~cionl of emp-
ployerss of labor, or their agents, inl the designaltion of such repre-
sentatives, andC no emplloyee andt nou one seeking emiploymient from
suchi members shall be required as a condition of emlploymlentt to
join any comnpany union, or to refraini fr'om joining, orgamnnzing, or
assisting a labor organization oif his own~ choosing.
;3. Hoursa of labor.-Mnaximuml hours for all employees in the
Industryr shall be eight (8) hours per day or forty~ (40) hours p~er
week. How~ever, due to the fluctuating demand~ for the product, if
it becomes necessary, hours may3 be increased, provided that in no
event shall the total hours of labor in any 13-wetek period exceed
the average of 410 hours p~er w~eek.
4. Ear~ception.s.- Masimum11 1our's provided for inl thlis Article shall
not. app~ly to foremen, superinlltle ndents officials compllensatted on a
fixed weekly, monthly,. or venrlyl salary whose comlpensation is not
less than $30.00 per w~eek, or* others emnployed to dlo specific! or special
wvork for fixed compensation; though such~ group shall not exceed~
10% of the total employees. Any employees working for emergency
purp'oses, such as fire fighting, shall r~eceivet timei a~nd one hanlf for
overt. me.
5. M~inziml.unelz Wa'ges.--(a) The minimlum wage for,1 mlale commn~lo
labor shall not be less than 321.9$ per hour andl the miiiinmum wag~e
for female labor shall not be less than 321,0 per' houir exce~t. in
Tennessee, whler~e it shall be 3005 per hlour for mlale ('onunon01 labor1
and 300 per hour for female labori. For othe thanl rcoimmon lab~r~l,
mlinim~um grants shal1ll have a1 fair reclationl to thie c~mlommno -lbr rantes
according to the skill andl exper~ience for the particullar class of work.
(b) Changes in the standard' of minimiumn wages will be prop'osedl
from time to time, to the Pr~esidlent, for the purpose of keepingf
wages reasonably relatedl to th~e I.aslt of living andi to thle ability of th.-l
industry to pay.
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(c) All employers in the pencil slat industry must comnply with
the maximum. hours and minimum rates of pay and ot~her working
conditions approved or prescribed byr the ]President..
6.~ Crhild Labor.--No person under the age of 16 years shall be
epoed at any time by this Industry.
7. Un~fa ir C~omlpeit~~ion ---(a) It shall be considered uinfair comn-
petition to sell any pencil slats below the cost. of production.
(b) It shall be considered unfair comlpet~it~ion for any existing
plant to add additional equipment, for materially increasing produc-
tion to its present facilities. or for any plant or fac~tory~ not at present
ellngaged in the commnlel~ni l production of pencil. slats to install or
convert equipment for or to the manufacturer of p~encil slats until
such time as the present facilities of the existinga plant.s ar~e com-
pletely occupied.
(c) The Pecncil Slat Malnufac~turecrs' Association mayv set forth
fromt time to time in a, mannerl('l p~resc'i~e~d undler th~e bylaw\s of said
association other ~cltions which will be c~onsidere~d as unfair coml-
petition.
This Code of Fair Competition shall be in effect ten (10) days
after approval by the President.