Proposed code of fair competition for the Schiffli lace and embroidery industry

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Title:
Proposed code of fair competition for the Schiffli lace and embroidery industry as submitted on August 29, 1933
Physical Description:
2 p. : ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- National Recovery Administration
Publisher:
U.S. Gov. Printing Office
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
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Embroidery industry -- Law and legislation -- United States   ( lcsh )
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federal government publication   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )

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Cover title.
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"Registry No. 244-04"

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
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aleph - 004884332
oclc - 63654331
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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION



PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


SCHIFFLI LACE AND


EMBROIDERY INDUSTRY

AS SUBMITTED ON AUGUST 28, 1933


The Code for the Schiffli Lace and Embroidery 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 having received the approval of
the National Recovery Administration
as applying to this industry




UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON: 1933

For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. -'. Price 5 cents


Registry No. 244--04


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CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE SCHIFFLI LACE
& EMBROIDERY MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

PREAMBLE

To effectuate the policy of Title I of the National Industrial Re-
covery Act, the following provisions are established as a Code of fair
competition for the Schiffli Lace & Embroidery Manufacturing
Industry.

I. DEFINITIONS

The term employer as used herein shall include every person,
firm, partnership, association, or corporation, their receivers or
trustees, engaged in the manufacture or production of lace and/or
embroidery which is manufactured by machines commonly known
as Schiflli machines.
The term "effective date as used herein is defined to be the
second Monday after the approval of this Code by the President.

II. LABOR
1. On and after the effective date, employers shall not employ
any person under the age of sixteen years.
2. On and after the effective date, all employers shall comply
with the requirements of Section 7 (a) of Title I of the National
Industrial Recovery Act, which provides as follows:
(1) That employees shall have the right to organize and bargain collectively
through representatives of their own 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 in self-organization or in other
concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual
aid or protection; (2) that no employee and no one seeking employment shall
be required as a condition of employment to join any company union or to
refrain from joining, organizing, or assisting a labor organization of his own
choosing: and (3) that employers shall comply with the maximum hours of
labor, minimum rates of pay, and other conditions of employment, approved
or prescribed by the President.
3. On and after the effective date, employers shall not operate
upon a schedule of hours of labor for their employees in excess of
forty hours per week and they shall not operate Schiffli machines
for more than two shifts of forty hours each per week.
4. On and after the effective date, no employer shall pay to any
employee, except to learners during a six weeks period of apprentice-
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ship, less than the following which are hereby established as mini-
mum rates of pay; that is to say
Machine watchers on 10 yd. machines---------------------- 50 per hour..
S15 '" ________--- ---__-_-_- 600 per hour. .,.
Shuttlers, 10 yd. machines--------------------------------- 35 per hour..
15 _----------------------------_--_ 401 per hour..
Menders----------------------------------------------- 50 per hour.. :"
Stitchers---------------------------------------------- $1.00 per hour.
Pantograph watchers-------------------------------------- 37 per hour.
Spanners on frame machines------------------------------ 37 per hour.
Spanners gn automat machines----------------------------- 60 per hour.
Helpers on frame machines-------------------------------- 350 per hour.
Piece sewers_---------------------- ------------------- 350 per hour.
The provisions for maximum hours are intended to establish a. :
maximum of hours of labor per week for every employee covered, so
that under no circumstances will any employee be employed or be
permitted to work for one or more employers in the aggregate in.
excess of the prescribed number of hours in a schedule week. '
The provisions for a minimum wage in this Code are intended to-
establish a guaranteed minimum rate of pay per hour of employ-
ment regardless of whether the employee's compensation is otherwise
based on a time rate or upon a piecework performance.

III. DESIGN PIRACY

Design piracy is prohibited and is declared to be an unfair trade-
practice and an unfair method of competition. '

IV. MODIFICATION, CHANGES, AND ADDITIONS

This code and all the provisions thereof are expressly made sub-
ject to the right of the President, in accordance with the provisions. 1
of Clause 10 (b) of the National Industrial Recovery Act, from time
to time, to cancel or modify any order, approval, license, rule, or
regulation, issued under Title I of the said Act, and specifically to
the right of the President to cancel or modify his approval of this:
code or any conditions imposed by him upon his approval thereof, : i.
Such of the provisions of this code as are not required to be :
included therein by the National Industrial Recovery Act may,
with the approval of the President, be modified or eliminated as: i
changes in circumstances or experience may indicate. It is con- :A|.
template that from time to time supplementary provisions to this
code or additional codes will be submitted for approval of the J
President to prevent unfair competition in price and other unfair Aig
and destructive competitive practices and to effectuate the other l
purposes and policies of Title I of the National Industrial Recovery I
Act consistent with the provisions hereof.


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