NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPET]ITION6
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Approved Code No. 2--Amendment No. 3
Registry No. 1408--1--101
AS APPROVED ON APRIL 2, 1934
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Approved Code No. 2---Amendet No. 3
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
SHIPBUILDING AND SHIPRP;EPA~IRING INDUSTRY
As Approved on April 2, 1934
nAIODIFICATION OF CODE OF ETAIR COMPETITON FOR THE SHIPBUILDING
A ND SHIPREP~AIRING INDUSTRY
An application having been made on behalf of the Shipbuildinga
and Sh~iprepairing Industry pursuant to and in full compliance with
Title I of the National Industrial Recovery Act, approved June 16,
1933, and the provisions of th~e Code of Fair Competition for the
Shipbuilding andt Sh~iprepairing Inrdustry, duly approved on July,
26, 1933, and amended on October 10, 1933, for approval of further
amendmnents to said Codle of ]Fair Competition for the Shipbuilding
and Shiprecpaiinrin Industry; and it appearing that said proposed
amiendlmenits ar~e in accordance with the report, findingS8 and recom-
me~ndations of thle D~eputy Administrator, which report, findings
and reconmmendattions tr~e incorpora~ted herein by reference and that
the proposed amendments comply in all respects with the pertinent
provisions of Tit~le I of said Act., and that the requirements of clauses
(1) and (2) of sub-sect~ion (a) of Section 3 of Title I of said Act
have been mret;;
NOW\, THE3REFOCRE, on. behalf of the President of the United
States, I, Hugfh S. Johnso~n, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant to Huthority vested in me byT Executive Orders of the
President. includling Executive Order No. 6543-A, dated December
30, 1933, andt ot her w ise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said
annlexed rep~or~t. andi do find that said proposed anwlcrlllcndmn are in
accordance writ~h said report, findings and r~econunendarll ;tio~ns of t~he
Deputy) Administr~ator, l and do further find that said proposed muendlt-
ments and the Codle as cons~tituted after being amende(ltd comply in
all respects with the per~tinent provisions of Title I of the Natiolnal
IndustrIiatl Recovery~ Act and will promote the policy and purposes
of said Tit~le of saidl Act, and that the requirements of c~lausesl (1)
and (2) of sub-section (a) of Section 3 of Title I of said Ac~ct have
b~een met, andl so~ finding do hereby order that said application be and
it is her~eby~ approvedl and that, effective five days from the drate
hereo~f, unlless goodl cause to the contrary is shown to me 1:efore that
time, the said Code of Fair Competition for the Shipbuildaingr and
Shiprepairing Ilndustr~y be and it is hereby\ amnendled as follows:
Part 3, Paragrapnlh (a) is modified to rea~d:
cShipbu~zs7~ildin.-No empllloy3ee on an. hour~ly rate shanll be permiitted
to w~ork~ mo~e than thirty--six (36) hours per week;. If an~ employee
on an hourly rate workls in ex~ess of eight (8) hours in any~ one
Iday, the wage paid will be at the rate! of nlot less than1 onle and one-
haf(11/2) times t~he! regular hourly r~ate, buit oth-erw~isie according
to the prevailingr custom in each port, for suchl time a3 ma~y be in
excess of eight (8i) hours."
JPart 3, Paragranph (b) is dleleted and a nlew Paragrapht (b) is
added, as follows:
"CX SIl'.iprepairi-Ng.N employee on an hoaurly rate shall be permitted
to work more than thlirty'-Six (36) hloursi per wreek av-elagdc. over a
period of six (6) months, nor more than for~t! ( -10) h~ourls during
any one week. If any employee on an hour~ly rate worksI; in excess
of eight (8) hours in any one day, the wnge pa~idt will b~e at th~e rate
of not less than one and one-half (11/2) times t he regui~ltlar hourly
rate, but otherw1nise~ uIccor~ding to the prevailing cu-toml in ecl~ch port,
for such time as maly be in excess of eight (8) hlours'.: '
Part 4, Parnjlagraph (b), is modified to rendl as follows:
"L The amount of dlifferecn~es existing prior to Julyv 1, 1933, bet ween
the. wage rates paid var~ious c~lasses ofS employees ec~eiving~ more than
the established minimulm wyage shall not. be decrease~d. In nlo event
shall any emnploye r pay an emplol~yee a wnge rante whichl will yield a
less wage fo-r a wor~k week~l oif thirt~y-six (36i) hours1' than ulc~h em-
play)ee. was receiving for the csame class of wo)rkr for' a forty (40)
hour weeki prior to July 1, 19333.'"
Provided, however, that the hourlyl wage rantes now~5 prevailing
in private yarllds shall1 not b~e reduced because of the increase in
hours, except rantes3 resulting from ~the appliication of Publie Works
Admninistra~tion Bulletin Nuo. 51.
HUGH c8. OHN~SONh,
Adm1)1inistrat~or for Industr~ial Brco~erly.
Approval" recommnlrl dede~ :
K. AI~. SrnrPSON,
Ap~t~ril 82, 19C34.
REPORT TO THI-E PRESIDENT
Th'e White Hovuse.
Sm~r: This is a rep~or~t on the amendment to the Code of Fair Com-
p'etitionl for the ShTip'buil~ding and Shniprepairniing~ Industrry and on
the recolnunenalnti~ns; made thereon. by the Natfionni~ Labor Board
to thr ~Nt~ional Emergency Couc.rcil on March 22, 1934.
Thle amrend~ment follows the recommendations of the National Laz-
b~or Boardt which was tellnnsittted by it to the National~l Emergrency
C'ouncrl il on rch(l 22, 1!.341, and approvedt by you on Marlch 27, 1934.
'IThe Dep~lutyT Admini tratorol in his final report to me on saidi amend-
merlnt to said Code, having found as herinLPl set forth and on the basis
of all thie pl~-ro~cedings in this mratterr:
I findc th-at:
(n) Thle unwi\-ndmetnt to said Code and the Code as amended~~ a-re
well designedi to promolr-te the policies and purposes of TPitle I of
thec lNationlal Indusitr~ial Recovery-IS Act including the removal of ob-
str~uctions~i to the free flow of interstate and foreignm commerce which
tend tol diminmish the amount thereof, and will provide for the general
werlfalre by promotting the orgnnizaltion of indul-tryl for the purpose
of cooperat~ti~ve action among trade groups, by inducing and maintain-
ing united- acltionl of labor and1( managemei'll nt under adequclate g~overn-
meitntal anaction and sulpervisio-n by eliminatin.e unfair competitive
p:ract ices, byr p1romolting the fullest possible utilizationl of thne present
prod~uc~tivcI capac"city' of indusltr~ies, byr avoiding undue retr~ic~tion of
produCt~~('ionl (exceptli as may be temporarily reqluiredi), by iml(_reas-ing
the c~ol~lnsmptio of industrial aznd agricultural produccts thlroughrl in-
ere~asing~ purchatsing power, by reducing and reliev\ing ullnemploym ent,
by! imrn"ovinng standards of labor, andi by otherwise rehzabilitating
(b>) 'T'he Code as ull~n~lewd complies in all respclccts with the per-
tinlent pro'(visions of said Title of said Act, inciludting without limi-
tation rubec~tion (a) of Section 3, abse<-~~tio n (a) of Section. 7 and
subsecctionr (b>) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) Tlhe 1111 amendmet~l and the Code as amended are not designed to
-andl will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(dl) T'he amendment and the Code as amended are not designed to
andl wrill not eliminate or oppress small enterprisest andl will not
OpeIrate~ to dicrlSliminu~lte against them~.
(e') Thocse engaged in other steps of the economic process have
nlot beecn depr~ived of the right to be heard prior to approval of
For these reaslonlS, this amendment has been app~roved~.
HUanH S. Jo~NSON,
A~rur 2, 1934. Amnsrtr
Approvedit Code No. 2-A~Lmendment No. 3.
Registry No. 1408-1-01.
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