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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
AS SUBMITTED ON AUGUST 30, 1933
REGISTRY No. 1033-1-01
The Code for the Porcelain Manufacturing 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
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WASHINGTON : 1933
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PROPOSED CODE FOR THE PORCELAIN MANUFACTURING
[AS DRAFTED JULY 29, 1933]
To effectuate the policy of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, the following provisions are established as a National
Industrial Recovery Code for the Porcelain Manufacturing indus-
1. The manufacturers included in this industry are those who
manufacture industrial porcelain, with the exception of manufac-
turers who produce sanitary ware and tile, and those who produce
high tension porcelain exclusively.
2. The manufacturers in this industry shall not employ any per-
son in the processing of their products, nor in any labor incident
thereto (except kiln firemen) more than a maximum week of 40
hours, nor more than eight hours per day. The maximum hours
thus fixed shall not apply to emergency maintenance and repair em-
ployees, nor to employees in a managerial or executive capacity.
3. The minimum wage in this industry shall be 40 cents per hour
unless the hourly rate for the same class of work on July 15, 1929,
was less than 40 cents per hour, in which case the hourly rate shall
not be less than the hourly rate on July 15, 1929, and in no event
less than 30 cents per hour. No person less than sixteen years of age
shall be employed.
4 (a). -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, or
their agents, in designation of such representatives or in self-organi-
zation or in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective
bargaining or other mutual aid or protection;
(b) No employee, and no one seeking employment shall be re-
quired 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;
(c) Employers shall comply with the maximum hours of labor,
minimum rates of pay, and other conditions of employment, ap-
proved or prescribed by the President;
(d) Employers and employees shall be free to bargain individ-
ually or collectively as may be mutually satisfactory.
(e) Employees may be selected, retained, and advanced on the
basis of individual merit.
4. The supervising and fact finding agency for this industry shall
be the Porcelain Manufacturers' Association, 1427 Eye Street NW.,
Washington, D.C. The manufacturers shall furnish to this agency
duly certified reports every four weeks showing number of em-
ployet-. mnlximumi hours worked by any employee in any week and
actual hours worked by the various occupational groups of em-
ployees and minimum hourly wages. It shall be the duty of this
agei;'y to report these figures to the President when, as and if the
President requires such reports. It shall also be the duty of this.
agency to investigate and develop facts regarding complaints from
any source and if circumstances warrant present the resulting data
to the Administrator.
5. The industry may, when facts become available, present to the
President of the United States necessary means for stabilizing the
industry and eliminating destructive competitive practices.
6. The President, may from time to time cancel or modify any
order, approval, license, rule, or regulation issued under Title I of
the National Industrial Recovery Act.