Registry No. 6P22-1--01
NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
CAST PHENOLIC RESIN
WE DO OUR PART
UNIV. OF FL LIB.
IA 41 c .,,
he Code lor the Cast Phenolic Resin Industry
in its present form merely reflects the proposal of the above-mentioned
industry, and none of the provisions contained therein are
to be regarded as hraving received the approval of
the National Recovery AIdministration
as applying to this industry
For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, W'ashington, D.C. - Frice 5 cents
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON : 1933
I[N DU STRY
AS SUBlulTTED ON AUGUST 26, 1933
C:ASTI PHENO:LIC RESIN MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATIONS
CODE OF FAIR CO)MPIETITIONI FOR TH-E CAST PHE[ENOLIC
This application. is made onl behalf of the firms or corporations,
mnember~s ofE the Cast Phenolic Resin Mlanufacturers' A~ssociation,
who ha ve affixed their signatures hereto, engaged in the specialized
field of the Cast Phenolic Resin IndustryT, and which r~presents
eighty-three and one third percent in numbers and seventy-five
('i5c%) percent in production of said industry. All approved at a
meet ing of ~the said ~Association held in the City of NewF York, the
7Tth day of ~August 1933.
To effectuate the policy of Title 1 of the National Industrial Re-
covery Act, the follow~ingr provisions are established as a Code of
the "L Cast Phenolic Resin Industry."
As~; used her~ein-(a) Thle term Cast Phenolic Rtesin Industry "
is dlefinedl to mean the manufacture of phenolic resin material through
the condensation of Phenol and F'ormaldeh'~~yde and which is cast to
form an insoluble products as distinguished from other phenolic or
other type: of resins or forms of plastics or similar materials which
are produced~ in any other manner.
(b) The term employer shall include every person, firm, part-
nership, and corporation actively engaged in the cast phenorlic resin
indC'ustryT as above dlefinedt.
(c) Tjhe terml effective date is defined to be the 15th day of
(d) The term employee "~ as used heretin shall include all persons
working for wages, and except those employees who serve in exec-
ultivle, administrative, supervisory, sales and/or technical enpacities.
As required by Section '7 (a) of Title! I of the National Induxstrial
RECecovery Act, the following provisions are conditions of this Code:
"(ag) That employees shall have th right to organize and bargain
collectively through representative of their o~wn choosing, and shall
be free from the interference, restraint or coercion of employers of
labor, or their agents, in the designation of such representatives or
mn self-organnizntion or in other concerted activities for the purpose
of collective bargaining or other mlutujl aid or protection;
"L(b) That no employee anrd no one seeking employment shall be
requi red as a condition of employment to jomn any company umion
or to refrain fr~om joining, organizing, or assisting a labor organiza-
tion of his owi\n choosing; and
`i(c) That employers shall comply with the maximum hours of
labor, minimum rates of pay, and other conditions of employmentnt
a~ppr~oved or pr~es~cribed by the President."
(a) O nand after the effective date no employer shaill operate
on a schedule of hours of labor for their emnployeesc~ in excess of an
average of forty (40) hours per week in. any thir~teern-wITeek period,
withn a maxsimuml of fifty (50) hours in any weki.
(b) On and after the etf~ective dalte the minimum walge that shall
be, puirl by any employer~ to any employee engraged as a, factory or
mechanicall worker or artisan shall be thirty-t~wo and' o~ne half cents
pier hour, and the minimum w~age that shall be paid to any other
employee shall be Fifteen ($15) -Dollars per week.
(c) No emnployer shall red~c~e the? wags of any empIloyvee paid on
-the clate hnereof which mary be in excessi of the minimum wage hereby
agreedt~c to, not w~iths;tanding that the hc-ur~s now\ worrrkerl by such em-
ployer maly\ be hereby redul~cel.
(d) On andl after the effective date, no emplloyer shall employ
any persion under sixteen years of age.
(a) With a view of keepingS thne National Indultr~ial RIec~over~y
Acet Adml~~inistratioo n informedr- as to whether atll those engaged in
the cast phenolic resin industryli are taking ap~prop~riat~e stps to
effectuate the declared policy of the National Induistrial Recoveryr
Act, and to determine whether or not this Cod~re of Fa'ir Complet~ition
is being obsetrved,. all employers shall furnish duly cet~ifiedl reports
in such. form and containing such information as may be required
from timre to time by the Adminisit ration.
(b) T~he Cast Phenolic Rtesin, Manufacturers'" Ass~ciat~ion is here-
by~ constituted the agency to r~ecei-e. and collect suchl reports, and to
admtninister and supcrvise the p~erformance of the provisions of this
Code by all employers, and for these pu)rposes the Association shall
adopt and promlulgate. upon apprloval of two thirds of the mem-
bership of the Associationl. sulch rules andl regulations as may be
appropriate and necessary$ for the purpose of nortingr upon alnd in-
vestigat~ing any complaint made to it in. violation of thne provisions
of this Code by] any emplloyer.
T~he prov~\isionsl of this Codel shall nlot be so initer~lu-etted o admin-
istered nc; to climilnute or oppress smalllerr enterprises, or to discrim-
innte agrn inst themr. or to promllote mornopolies.. and shall1 not be availed
of for that pur~pose.
If any empinver? c of the (ast phelnaJi('Ic reinl induslctrv as hecrein
centingr the materfiaj~l. Or in any o-thecr indu~stry, thle provisions of this
Cod sallaplyonly to that p~r~t orf his buisinc'.- whlich is includedd
inth estphnoic resini induistry$ as hereini deifinacl.
T1Chis Code is intended to be a ba~sic Code, and study of trade pra~c-
tices for the purp~ose of better promoting the cast phenolic resin
industry and to increase employment applicable to all those engaged.
in t~he said industry will be continuled by the Cast Phenolic Resin
Manufacturers' Ascsociationl, and it is contemplated that from timre
to time amendments. or supplementall provisions to this Coide will be
submitted for the approval of the Pre~sident to prevent unfair com--
petition in price and other unfair and dlest~trutive competitive prac-
tices an~d to better effectuate the pur~poses and policies of TiCtle I
of the National Indlus~r~ial Recosvery Act c~onsistent within the provi-
Dated New York, August 7th, 1933.
By SAMUEL BAaER,
OnRaroNXx Mr. Co.,
By R. HI~. MARTIN,
By HERBERT C. KTRdZER,
CATALAZUMr RlFG. CO.,
By PETER HI. SurraI,
B3y PETER fI. SMITH,
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