Registry No. 910--04
NATIONAL L RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
AS SUBMITTED ON SEPTEMBER 5, 1933
UNIV. OF FL LS. us.
/ WW D rOo OUR PRTm
The Code for the Shoe Findings Manufacturing Industry
in its present form merely reflects the proposal of the above-rnentioned
industry, and none of the provisions contained therein are
to be regarded as having received the approval of
the National Recovery Aldministration
as appluln! to this industry
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON : 1933
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SHOE FINDINGS
PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FORZ SHIOE
FINDINGS M[ANUFACTICURING INDUSTRY
To effectuate the policy of Title I in thze National Industrial
Recover ~A~ct, the following provPisions are establisheed as a code of
fair competition for the Shoet Findings Mianufacturing Industry.
(a) Shoe 1Findings shall be held to comprise all articles used or sold
for foot comfort and shoe fitting, and all articles used or sold for
replacement inside the shoe.
(b) Employers shall mean all persons who employ labor in the
manufacture of shoe findings.
(c) Emlployees shall mean all persons employed inr the actual Imann-
facture of shoe findings.
(d) The term "effective date" as used herein shall mean ten (10)
calendar days after this Code shall have been. approved by the
President of the United States.
To effectuate further the policies of the Act, the National Associa-
t~ion of Sh~oe Findings M~anufact~urers is hereby designlated as t~he
agency to cooperate with thLe Adminstrator in administering, super-
vising, and promoting observance of the provisions of this Code b~y
employers as hereinbefore. defined.
(a) kAy emlployer in the industry mnay participate in this code or
in any addition thereof and receive the benefits therefrom by accept-
mrrg the proper share of cost and responsibility of creating and admint
istering it by becoming a member of said association. Failure on the
part of any member of the association to pay the amount of such
charge! for a period of thirty days after the date payable shall con-
st~itut~e a violation of this code.
(b) T~his association :imposes no inequitable restrictions on admais-
sion to membership therein.
(c) This code is not designed to promote monopolies or to eliminate
small enterprises, and will not operate to discriminate, against them.
ARTICLE 4 CONDITIONS
As equredbySect~ion '7 (a) of TIitle I: of the N~ational Industrial
Recver Ac, te following provisions are conditions of this Code:
(a) That employees shall have the right to orgainze and bargain
collectively through representativess of thei own choosing, and shall
be free from. the interference, restraint., or coercion of emnployers of
labor, or their agents, in the designation of such representatives or in
self-orgarnization or in other concerted activities for the purpose of
collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.
(b) That no employee and no one seeking employment shall be
required as a condition of employm33ent to join any company union
or to reframn fromt jommig, orgamizmg, or assist~inga a labor organization
of his own choosing.
(c) That employers shall comply with the m~aximum hours ofE
labor, minimm rates of pay, anld other conditions of employment
approved or prescribed by the President.
Withlout in any way aIttempnting ton qualify or mlodify, by interpre-
tation, the foregoing requirements of the National industrial Recovery
Act, employers as hereinbefore defined may exercise their right to
select, retamn, or aldvance employees on thle basis of individual merit
without retgatrd to their membershlip or nonmembershlip in any
ARTICLE 5-Hovas or LABOR
On and after the effective date, the maximum hours of labor for
any employee as hereinbefore defined, exce~pting outside salesmen,
shall be forty hours per wcleek; no more than five days in any one week;
no more~ than eight, hours in any one day, with the: exception that
during seasonal peaks of demand, labor mayp be emoployed not to
exceed forty-eight hours a week; no more than eight weeks of any
six months' period.
ARTICLE 6- AGES
(a) On and after the effective date, the wages paid male. employees
shall bet not less than 37.51C per hour or, if onr a weeki-to-week basis,
then at a rate of not less than $15.00 per wveektI. The wages paid to
anty female employee shal be at thoe rate of not less than 30k per
hour or, if on. a weelk-to-week basis, then. at a rate of not less than
$20 e ek(b) The foretgoing m~inimuml wage rates are not a discrimination by
reason of sex, but because of the diferenrce of the wor; in the industry.
(c) Eimployers in the industry shall not employs any minor under the
age of sixteen years.
ARTICLE 7--AMENDMENTS, MODIFICATION, AND TERMINATION
(a) Such provisions of this Code as are not required to be included
therein by the National Indust~rial Recovery Act mnay upon the
application of the Nat~ional Associat~ion of Shoe :Findings Manu-
fact~ure~rs and with the approval of t~he President of thle Unit~ed States,
be modified or eliminated. It is contemlplated tha~t fro time to time
supplemlent~ary provisions to this Code3 may he? submitted in behalf
of the indulstry for the up royal of thle Pr~esident~ of the U~nited Stat~es.
(b) If any. prov-isio~n of this code or its alpplication is held invalid
or unenfo~rcable, the remaining provisions of the code and their
aplicat~ion sh~all niot be affected thlereby.
(c) Thi rcode shall continue in effect folr thle period provided in
th Nac~tio~nal Induistrial Recov~ery A\ct u~nless sooner terminated in
accordance with the Inw in suchrl rcase madee and provided.
ARTICLE s--RULES AND REGULATIONS
This Code and all the provisions thereof are expressly made subject
to' the right of th~e President, in. accordance withz tfhe provisions of
Clause 10 (b) of the National Industrial Rtecoverly Act, f~romn time to
time to cancel or modify any order, approval, license, rule, or regula-
tion, issued under T'itle I of said Act, and specifically to the right of
the President to cancel or mnodify his approval of this Code or any
conditions imposed by him upon chis approval thereof.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SHIOEl
BIERTHOLD) LIENHARDT, XecTftay.
c/o'Standard_Insole Co., Inc., Morris P3lains, N.J.
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