Amendment to code of fair competition for the silk textile industry as approved on January 31, 1935

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Amendment to code of fair competition for the silk textile industry as approved on January 31, 1935
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Silk textile industry
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At head of title: National Recovery Administration.
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"Registry No. 263-01."
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"Approved Code No. 48--Amendment No. 4."

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Approved Cods No. 48-Amendment No. 4 Registry No. 263-0 1


NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION



AMENDMENT TO

CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


SILK TEXTILE INDUSTRY


AS APPROVED ON JANUARY 31, 1935


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UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON: 1935


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Approved Code No. 48-Amendment No. 4


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Approved Code No. 48-Amendment No. 4


AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

SILK TEXTILE INDUSTRY

As Approved on January 31, 1935


ORDER

APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE SILK
TEXTILE INDUSTRY
An application having been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of an amend-
ment to a Code of Fair Competition for the Silk Textile Industry,
and the annexed report on said amendment, containing findings with
respect thereto, having been made and directed to the President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, the National Industrial Recovery Board, pursuant to author-
ity vested in it by Executive Orders of the President, including
Executive Order 6859, dated September 27, 1934, and otherwise,
does hereby incorporate by reference, said annexed report and does
find that said amendment and the Code as constituted after being
amended comply in all respects with the pertinent provisions and
will promote the policy and purposes of said Title of said Act, and
does hereby order that said amendment be and it is hereby approved,
and that the previous approval of said Code is hereby amended to
include an approval of said Code in its entirety as amended.
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, Administrative Officer.
Approval recommended:
PRENTISS L. CooNLEY,
Division Administrator.
WASHINGTON, D. C.,
January 31, 1935.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT


The PRESIDENT,
The White House.
Sm: On October 16, 1934, you approved an Executive Order
creating the Silk Textile Work Assignments Board and establishing
rules and regulations for the handling of work assignments in the
Industry until February 1, 1934. It was originally contemplated
that by that date, the Work Assignments Board would have sub-
mitted a permanent plan for the regulation of work assignments
which would have been incorporated in the Code as an amendment.
Several factors prevented this. On December 27, 1934, you ap-
proved Executive Order 6930 giving the Work Assignments Board
until a reasonable time after January 1, 1935" to submit its
recommendations.
The attached Amendment extends the so-called freezing period
during which time work assignments are not to be increased, until
thirty days after the Work Assignments Board has submitted its
recommendations for a permanent plan.
FINDINGS

The Deputy Administrator in his final report to the National
Industrial Recovery Board on said amendment to said Code having
found as herein set forth and on the basis of all the proceedings in
this matter:
It finds that:
(a) The amendment to said Code and the Code as amended are
well designed to promote the policies and purposes of Title I of the
National Industrial Recovery Act including the removal of obstruc-
tions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which
tend to diminish the amount thereof, and will provide for the gen-
eral welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the pur-
pose of cooperative action among trade groups, by inducing and
maintaining united action of labor and management under adequate
governmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair com-
petitive practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of
the present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue re-
striction of production (except as may be temporarily required),
by increasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural prod-
ucts through increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving
unemployment, by improving the standards of labor, and by other-
wise rehabilitating industry.
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
nent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without limita-
tion Subsection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of Section 7, and
Subsection (b) of Section 10 thereof.






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(c) The Code empowers the Code Authority to present the afore-
said amendment on behalf of the industry as a whole.
(d) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(e) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not eliminate or oppress small enterprises and will not
operate to discriminate against them.
(f) Those engaged in other steps of the economic process have not
been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
amendment.
For these reasons this amendment has been approved.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HARRIMAN, Administrative Officer.
JANxuRY 31, 1935.













AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE SILK TEXTILE INDUSTRY
Amend Article XIII, Section (2), by deleting the words Febru-
ary 1, 1935 and substituting therefore the following:
"one month after the report to the President as to a permanent
plan for regulation of work assignments in the industry as provided
in Section (5) hereof,".
Amend Article XIII, Section (3), by deleting the words Febru-
ar 1, 1935 and substituting therefore the following:
one month after the report to the President as to a permanent
plan for regulation of work assignments in the industry as provided
in Section (5) hereof,".
Sections (2) and (3) as amended are as follows:
"(2) In order to provide opportunity to develop a sound method
and adequate organization for the regulation of work assignments,
no employer prior to one month after the report to the President as
to a permanent plan for regulation of work assignments in the in-
dustry as provided in Section (5) hereof, shall make any change in
work assignment of any class of employees which shall increase the
effort required over that prevailing on September 21, 1934.
During this period the number of looms, frames or other ma-
chines required to be tended by any class of employees shall not be
increased where the character of the raw material, yarn, construc-
tion of cloth preparatory processes, type of equipment used, or
character of finish or put-up, is not changed. Where such changes
do occur the number of machines tended by such employees may be
increased or decreased in such manner as will not increase the amount
of effort required of the worker.
Where, during the period above referred to, a mill resumes the
manufacture of any specific product which it has made within six
months prior to September 21, 1934, and where the conditions of
manufacture enumerated in the preceding paragraph are not
changed, then the work load formerly used on such product shall be
the guide in determining the proper work assignment.
"Where, on September 21, 1934, a new style of yarn or cloth or
any other new type of product was in course of introduction or is
thereafter during the period above referred to introduced into a
mill or finishing plant, a tentative work load may be established
during the period of determining a proper work load in accordance
with the foregoing principles.
"(3) Prior to one month after the report to the President as to a
permanent plan for regulation of work assignments in the industry
as provided in Section (5) hereof, on petition of the Code Authority
or of any employee or employer affected, or his representative, or on






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its own motion, the Silk Textile Work Assignment Board may in-
vestigate any work assignment which has been increased since July
1, 1933, at any mill and the mill shall show the reasons for such
increase. If the Board finds after fair hearing such assignment
requires excessive effort it may require its reduction accordingly."
Approved Code No. 48-Amendment No. 4.
Registry No. 263-01.

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