Code of fair competition for the shirt cut linings industry

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Code of fair competition for the shirt cut linings industry
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Men's shirt industry -- Law and legislation -- United States   ( lcsh )
Cuffs (Clothing) -- Law and legislation -- United States   ( lcsh )
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"Registry No.260-02".

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

3 1262 08482 9968


NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION



CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

SHIRT CUT LININGS

INDUSTRY

AS SUBMITTED ON AUGUST 28, 1933



REGISTRY No. 260-02



The Code for the Shirt Cut Linings Industry
in its present form merely reflects the proposal of (he 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


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CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE SHIRT CUT-LININGS
INDUSTRY
To effectuate the policy of Title I of the National Industrial Recov-
ery Act during the period of the emergency by reducing and relieving
unemployment, improving the standards of labor, eliminating com-
petitive practices destructive of the interests of the public, employees,
and employers, relieving the disastrous effects of overcapacity and
otherwise rehabilitating the shirt cut-linings industry, and by increas-
ing the consumption of industrial and agricultural products, by
increasing purchasing power and in other respects, the following
provisions are established as a Code of fair competition for the shirt
cut-linings industry.
I. DEFINITIONS
The term "shirt cut-linings industry" as used herein is defined to
mean the manufacture of neckbands, collar linings, cuff linings, and
center and button piece linings for shirts.
The term "employee" as used herein is defined to mean:
a. Knife cutters,
b. Die cutters,
c. Spreaders,
d. Roller and roll cutters,
e. Pickers and stampers,
which constitutes all of the classifications of persons employed in the
conduct of such operations.
The term "employer" as used herein shall include all persons
engaged in or promoting the manufacture of cut linings for shirts.
The term "productive machinery" as used herein is defined to
mean all machinery used in the shirt cut-linings industry.
The term "effective date" is defined to mean the first Monday
following the approval of this Code by the President of the United
States.
The term "persons" as used herein is defined to mean natural
persons, partnerships, associations, and corporations.
II
On and after the effective date, employers in the shirt cut-linings
industry shall not employ any person under the age of sixteen years.

III
On and after the effective date, the minimum wage that shall be
paid by employers in the shirt cut-linings industry to the several
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classifications of employees employed in the conduct and operations
of the industry shall be not less than as follows:
Per hour
Knife cutters ---------------------------_--------...... $1 37%
Die cutters------------------__---------------------_..... 07%
Spreaders- --------------------------------------------... 67%
Rollers and roll cutters---------_-------------______----- .75
Pickers and stampers ------------------------___----_ -----. 30
IV
On and after the effective date, employers in the shirt cut-linings
industry shall not operate upon a schedule of hours of labor for their
employees, except repair-shop crews, engineers, electricians, firemen,
shipping and stock clerks, porters, watchmen, and office staff, in case
of emergency, in excess of a total of two thousand eighty (2,080) hours
during the year and shall not operate productive machinery in the
shirt cut-linings industry more than one shift for an average of 40
hours per week.
V
With a view of keeping the President of the United States informed
as to the observance or nonobservance of this Code of fair competition
and as to whether the shirt cut-linings industry is taking the appro-
priate steps to effectuate the declared policy of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, each person engaged in the industry shall furnish duly
certified reports every four (4) weeks showing actual number of hours
worked by the various occupational groups of employees, and the
minimum rates of pay and such other information as may be required
from time to time in such form as may hereafter be provided by
Associated Manufacturers of Shirt Cut Linings, Inc., New York,
N.Y., which is constituted the agency to collect and receive such
reports.
VI
Employers in the shirt cut-linings industry shall comply with the
requirements of the National Industrial Recovery Act 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 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 col-
lective 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 refrain from joining, organizing, or assisting a labor organization
of his own choosing;
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."








VII
On and after the effective date no person engaged in the shirt cut-
linings industry shall sell or offer for sale the products manufactured
by him at less than cost, nor shall such person manufacture for sale
at a price destructive of the capital investment and likewise to the
earning power of labor. For the purpose of determining the cost,
there shall be a uniform cost-accounting system applicable to the
entire industry.
VIII
On and after the effective date no person engaged in the shirt cut-
linings industry shall ship or deliver any merchandise to any customer
on memorandum or consignment.
IX
On and after the effective date no person engaged in the shirt cut-
linings industry shall sell or offer for sale on terms other than for
cash, except that discounts may be allowed of three percent (3%) for
cash within ten days (10) end of month, or two percent (2%) for
cash within ten days (10), sixty days (60) extra.
X
On and after the effective date all products of the shirt cut-linings
industry shall be sold F.O.B. shipping point.
XI
On and after the effective data no person engaged in the shirt cut-
linings industry shall allow any rebates, and/or refunds, and/or
special discounts in any form to any customer, his agent, or his buyer,
under any condition whatsoever.
XII
On and after the effective date no person engaged in the shirt cut-
linings industry shall falsely mark the grades and/or weights of his
products for the purpose of misleading or deceiving purchasers with
respect to the origin, trade marks, or construction of such products.
XIII
On or after the effective date any violations of any of the prohibi-
tions contained anywhere in Sections VII to XII, inclusive, in this
Code, shall constitute unfair competition.
XIV
This Code and all the provisions thereof are expressly made subject
to the right of the President, in accordance with the provisions of
Section 10 B of the National Industrial Recovery Act, from time to
time to cancel or modify any order, approval, license, rule, or regula-








tion issued under Title I of 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.
XV
T'Such of the provisions of this Code as are not required to be in-'
cluded therein by the National Industrial Recovery Act may, with
the approval of the President of the United States, be modified or
eliminated as changes in circumstances or experience may indicate.
They shall remain in effect unless and until so modified or eliminated
or until the expiration of the Act. It is contemplated that from time
to time supplementary provisions to this Code or additional Codes
will be submitted for the approval of the President to prevent unfair
competition and other unfair and destructive competitive practices
and to effectuate the other purposes and policies of Title I of the
National Industrial Recovery Act consistent with the provisions
hereof.
XVI
To further effectuate the policies of the Act, the Board of Directors
of Associated Manufacturers of Shirt Cut Linings, Inc., or such
successor body as may hereafter be constituted by the action of
Associated Manufacturers of Shirt Cut Linings, Inc., is hereby desig-
nated together with three persons (who shall have no vote) to be
named by the Administrator as a planning, fair practice, and super-
vising agency for the industry.