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Approved Code No. 161--Amendment No. 5
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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIRe COMPETITION
FUR DRESSING AND
FUR DYEING INDUSTRY
AS APPROVED ON SEPTEMBER 27, 1934
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Approved Code No. 161-A~tmendment N~o. 5
~ALMENIDMIENT"I TO CODE OF" FiAIIR COEMPETITIIIONE
FUR DRESSING AND ]FUIR, DYEING IND~USTReY
As Approved on September 27, 1934
APPRO\'ING nrODIFIC.ATION OF THE CODEC OF TiAIR COMPLETION FOR THEI
FunR DRESSINGC AND FIUR DYEINTG INDUlSTHY
An applic~t~ion havingr beenr duly mnade plr~sunnt. to and in full
compliance with the pr1ovisions of Title I: o-f the National Indus-
trial Recoer~y Act, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of Modi-
fication to the Code of Fair Competition1 for the F~ur Dressing andl
]Fur Dyeing Industry, and opportunity to be heard having b~een af-
forded all mlember~s of said Indulstry, arnd thle annexed r~epor1t on
said mlodifica~tions, containing findings with respect thnereto, having
been mladle and dir~ected~ to the President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of thne ]Pr~esident of the United
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Admlninist~trato for Indlst rial Recovery,
pursulant to authority vested in me by Executiver Ordters of the
President, including Executive Orde~r No. 6543-A, dlatedl De~emnber
30, 19:33, and otherwise; do hlerebyS inc~orpor~ate, by r~efer'ence, said
unnexed report and do find that said mnodification and the Code as
constituted after being modlified comply in all r~espects w~ithL the
pert~inent provisions andl will promote the policy and purposes of
said Title of said Arct, and do hereby order that said modific~t~ion
be and it is hereby a-pproedl, and that the previous app~roval of said
Code is her~eb>y mnodifiedl to include an ap~pr~oval of said Code in its
entirety as mlodified, such approval and such mnodifienation to takes
effect ten days from the date hereof, unless good cause to the con-
trary is sh~own to the Administr~ator before that time and the! ALd-
miinistrator issues a subsequent order to that effect.
HUan- S. JoHNSOn
A~dministratrnor for Industrcfrial Recovelry.
PnsMTISS L. COONLEY,
A cting Divisionl Admnllistr~ Iator.
Septabll er 937, 1934.
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REPORT T`O TH-E PRESIDENT
The WT~hite Howse.
SIR: This is a report on the modifications to the Code of Fiair
Competition for th-e Fur DressingT andl Fiur Dyering Indus~tryS, on
which a public hearing waRs held on August 16, 1934.
TIhis mlodification1 provides thatt a membe~r of this Indusltry! must
kreelp neenat e ;1 and complflete records of his tran sact~i-ion in the Industry
in respect to wages, hours of la~bor, conditions of employment, numn-
ber of employees and others matters necessary for the: effectuation of
this Code an~d TIPitle I of the National Industrial Recovery Act. It
requires any member of thle Indus~tr~y to furnish these afoir:emernt ioneld
repor Itts when r~equir~ed to do so by the Code Authorit~y or the Adminr-
istrator or to an :1ecyl!(! appo"intedl by the Code Authority withl the
approval of the Adi~nii-: mentor when necessary. This mod~ifiention
also pr~ovi'lr for a list of employees excepted from the provisions
of ALrticle IV, Section 1, Subdivisions (a), (b) and (c), alndl Section
2, Sudlivisions (at) and (b), of the Clode, as well as thle wseek~lyr pay-
ment of wages. This modification is a dlistinlct aid to the Admlninis-
traltion and1( enforcement of this Code.
The Deputy Admi nii li -trat1or in hi~s final, repor~lt to me on aidni~ mordifi-
cation of said code having foundll as here'tin set forlth~ an~d on the
basliis of all the proceedings in this jlitter':
I finda that:
(a) The modUii'fi(atio of said code and thre code as modified are well
rletignedi~l to promote the policies aInd purposes~ of Ti~tle I of the
National Indusltr~ial Re~covery A~ct including the r~emoval of obstrue-
tions to the free flowr of inteIrstate and foreign commerce which tend
to dimninish the amount thereof, andt will provide for the ge~neral
wielfar by promoting thle organization of trade~- for the purpose of
ccooperativer netionl of labor and mannnaement under adeqruate govern-
usedat~l ?ran1ctionl and superv\ision, by e~limlina~tfing unfair ensmpetitive
pp lnraci Ies, by pronslrt ing the fullest possible utilization of the present
productivers capacity of ind~us~tries~, by avoiding ulndule restr~ic~tion of
production (ecscept, as may be temporarily requ~riredc'), by inlcreasing
the consumplltion of industrial and,agriculturazl pr~odulcts thl'rough inr-
ereaingpurchlasing powtrer, by redne~cingc and relievin unemlome
by improving .-tandned,1~ of labor, an~d by otherwise rehabilitating
(b) uThre Code as modified comp~lies in all respc-cts wvith the .perti-
nenlt provisions of said T'itle of said Act, including without Ilimita-
tion sub-section. (a) of Section 3, sub-sjettio-n (a) of S~c~tion 7 and
sub-section (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The modification and the Code as modlified~ are not detsigrned~l
to and will not permit monopolies or mlonopolistic p~rnatices.
(d) Th~le modlifi(ntion and the Codle as Imod~ified~ are not dersigned
to and1 w~ill no~tt limlinafte or opp~ress small enterprises andl will not
op'erate to discrimiinat? a~gainist f~thel.
(e) Those ellngage in o~ther~ steps of the econom,~ic p~l~rocess have
not been dleprisedl of the right to be heard prior to appovl~\ n of said
For these resnc~ls this modificentio~n has been approved~t.
Hean;I S. JOHNSON,K
SEPTZ~~EMBE 2 1984.
MODIFiICATION TO` COD~E] OF` F~AIR COMPETITION FOR
THE FUR DRESSING AND FiURt DYEING INDUSTRY
The following modifications wr;ere offered by the Code Aulthority
Article III, Sic~tionl 4, .-.hall1 be modified to read as follows, by add-
ing the following words:
'C" *" provided, however, that a partner, officer, director or
stockholder of a member of the Industry erngaged in productive
laibor shall be considieredl an employee for thie pur pos'es of this code
and shall be subject to the labor provisions the~reof."~
Th`2ere shall be addl~ed to Article IV a ne~w sec~tion to be klownn
as Section '7, whl-ich shall read~~ as follows:
Fromt the provisions of Section 1, Subdivisions (a), (b), and (c),
alnd Section 2, Subdivisions (a) and (b), the following employees
shall be excepted:
"C(a) Watchm~en who shall receive a minimum wage of .$30 per
"L(b) Chauffeurs who shall receive a minimum wage of $30 per
"(c) Chauffeurs' helpers and/or pick-up boys wvho shall receiver a
muinimuml wage of $18 per week;
":(d) Errand boys wYho shall receive a minimum wage of $15 per
"~(e) Office emlployees who shall recceive a m~inimum~ w~nge of $18
A new section to be added to Article IVI, to be known as Section
8, t.o read as follows:
Serrow(~T) 8. Memllbers of the Industry (employers) shall1 make
payment of wages weekly and within four days from the end of the-
employee's wrorkring week, and employees shall not be required as a,
condition of employment or o~therwise to refund, rebate or mnakre
reirnurl semnc~rl~lt of anly portion of such wages nor shall emnployers
accept such refund, rebante. or reimbursement of wages paid, con-
tracted for, or earned, as may be evidenced by pay roll re~cords or
otherwise, which. will resujrlt, in employees netulallyr receiving less than
such amounts and/or the amounts provided in anyT co~llect~ive baLr-
gaining agreement~ll then in force or in. this Code. No subterfugei shall
be employed to circrumve\nt th~e letter or spirit of this provision."r
Three new sections to be added to Article VI, Section 8, to be
knowvn as Sub-sect~io-ns (e), (f) and (g), to read as follows:
"(e) Each member of the IndusItr~y shall keep accurate andc comn-
plete rtcords~~l of hnis, their or its te~nnsactiocns in. the Industry in re-
spect to wagest, hours of labor, conditions of employment, number
of employees and other matters necessary for the effectuntion of this
code and Title II of thne National Inldustrial Recover~ly ALct. EaIch
member shall furnish nee~ura~te r~epor~ts based upon such records conl-
cerning such maftters~ wh~enr required~ b~y the Coder- Authority or the
Adlm i nistrant~or. If th Codeu Authlorit;y or the Admninistr~ator :;hall
determin e tha~t, doubt; exists as to thne owni1~;"3 ayof any SUCh I(lreport, 'o
mluchl of the p~ertinenlt, hokc~;-.< rcc~ords1 and!~ 1'iper- of such membellr a';s
mnay be recqulired~ for _thle ver'litilientip of suchz I'' ar!t miay be examinjied
by ani agncyl~l agreedI uponI be~tween' the Code A~uth-or~ity and such
mlembler or in the benl~cel of an ag~~c ilreenwn, by an :1ncy~c! agppointed~
by thle C~ode Authority amlll approved~;~ by? the Ashninii trlator.
'r(rf) If a member o,, f the Indlustry shall fail to furnishz n1.urdl;~o
r~epor~ts conIC'ernling( any of the forogn~(ing~ Iinat.(ters when Irequiredc b.y
the Code Authorl~ ity' or fl .the Adinistent o'tr, such member shall maklle
available to an agencl~y appointedt by the Codle Authorlity' withz the
apprva !'\1of the Athninistrator~ so muchI.1 of thne ertinecnt. books, ree-
ords and pap!ers~ of such memrlbe as mal~y be required by the Codle
Authority wit~h IClrespec to wage~C. sours of Ilabor1, lcnditiolns of eml-
ploym'"ent, numblrer of emphl'T yee~ccs and othc-r matters nl'ecessary for thes
effectuaftionl of this Code.
"(g) In no case shalll the fne~ts tfivinsred by such exanrinatioln be
madt e available in anly folrml to anyi~ competl~c~itor~l whether on the Cod~e
Authority B~oard or otherwise, or be given any1\ othler publication
except so much thereo~f as may be requiredi fur~ the proper admllinis-
tration lor enfol~.rllement of all thle provl\isions of this Co~de.
Am'ri~rove Codetl No. 161--Ame~ndment No~. 5.
Reigistry~ No. 011-25.
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