Amendment to code of fair competition for the paper and pulp industry as approved on February 5, 1935 by President Roosevelt

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Amendment to code of fair competition for the paper and pulp industry as approved on February 5, 1935 by President Roosevelt
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Paper and pulp industry
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"Approved Code No. 120--Amendment No. 3."
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"Registry No. 405-1-04."

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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION




AMENDMENT TO

CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


PAPER AND PULP INDUSTRY


AS APPROVED ON FEBRUARY 5, 1935
BY
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT


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Approved Code No. 120-Amendment No. 3


AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

PAPER AND PULP INDUSTRY

As Approved on February 5, 1935
BY
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT


EXECUTIVE ORDER

APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR TIlE
PAPER AND PULP INDUSTRY
AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V
Pursuant to authority vested in me by Title I of the National
Industrial Recovery Act, upon due consideration of the facts, and
upon the report and recommendation and findings of the National
Industrial Recovery Board with respect to the adequacy of the min-
imum wages established in the Code of Fair Competition for the
Paper and Pulp Industry as approved by me on November 17, 1933,
I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, do
hereby adopt and approve the said report, recommendation and
findings of the National Industrial Recovery Board, and
DO HEREBY ORDER that the Code of Fair Competition for
the Paper and Pulp Industry be and the same is hereby amended
to the extent set forth in Schedule A attached hereto and hereby
made a part hereof, and,
DO HEREBY 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,
DO 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.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT.
THE WHITE HOUSE,
February 5, 1935.
Approval recommended:
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN.
Administrative Officer.
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LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL


The PRESIDENT,
The White House.
Sm: This is a report on an amendment to the Code of Fair Compe-
tition for the Paper and Pulp Industry. Your Order dated Novem-
ber 17, 1933, approving said Code, provided in part that within 90
days after the effective date of said Code, a public hearing should
be held for the purpose of determining the adequacy of the minimum
wages established in said Code, after which a report and recom-
mendation should be submitted to you for further order.
Pursuant to such provision public hearings were held in Washing-
ton, D. C. on February 13, 1934. Thereafter, the Industry, through
the Paper Industry Authority, assented to the proposed amendment.
The Deputy Administrator has submitted a report and recommenda-
tions, which are attached hereto and included herein by reference.
The proposed amendment will increase by two (2) cents per hour
the minimum wage of all laborers, mechanical workers and artisans,
except female employees in the Southern zone; delete the present
provisions respecting minimum wages of other employees, ranging
from $12.00 to $14.50 per week according to population of the cities
in which plants are located and substitute minima of $14.00, $15.00
and $16.00 per week for such employees in the Southern, Central and
Northern Zones, respectively; and delete a provision permitting sub-
minimum wages equal to the rates paid on July 15, 1929 but not less
than 90% of the minimum rates.
The Deputy Administrator, in his final report on said amendment,
having found as herein set forth, and on the basis of all the pro-
ceedings in this matter:
The Board 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 ob-
structions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which
tend to diminish the amount thereof, and will provide for the general
welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose of
cooperative action of labor and management under adequate gov-
ernmental 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
restriction 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 standards of labor, and by otherwise
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.
(c) The Code empowers the Paper Industry Authority to present
and assent to the 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, therefore, the Board recommends approval of
this Amendment to said Code.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HARIMa N,
Administrative Officer.
FEBRUARY 4, 1935.












SCHEDULE A


AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
PAPER AND PULP INDUSTRY

Article V, Section 1, of said Code is hereby deleted in its entirety
and in lieu thereof the following is inserted:
1. The minimum rate of wage of any worker referred to in Sub-
sections (a), (b), (c), and (d), of Section 1 of Article IV shall be
as follows:
(a) In the Northern Zone, which shall consist of all the territory
of the United States except the states described in Sub-sections (b)
and (c) hereof:
Male: 40 cents per hour: Female: 35 cents per hour
(b) In the Central Zone, which shall consist of the States of Dela-
ware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee,
North Carolina and the District of Columbia:
Male: 37 cents per hour; Female: 32 cents per hour
(c) In the Southern Zone, which shall consist of the States of
South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana,
Arkansas and Texas:
Male: 32 cents per hour; Female: 30 cents per hour
Article V, Section 5 of said Code is hereby deleted and in lieu
thereof the following is inserted:
5. The minimum rate of wage for all employees described in Sub-
section (f) of Section 1 of Article IV shall be as follows:
(a) In the Northern Zone as defined in Section 1 hereof, $16.00
per week
(b) In the Central Zone as defined in Section 1 hereof, $15.00 per
week
(c) In the Southern Zone as defined in Section 1 hereof, $14.00
per week
Approved Code No. 120-Amendment No. 3.
Registry No. 405-1-04.
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