Proposed code of fair competition for the molybdenum mining industry as submitted on August 29, 1933

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Proposed code of fair competition for the molybdenum mining industry as submitted on August 29, 1933
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Molybdenum mining industry
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Registry No. 12108-O


NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION



PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


MOLYBDENUM MINING


The Code for the Molybdenum Mining 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




UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON :1933


For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. - Price 5 cents


INDUSTRY

AS SUBMIITTED ON AUGUST 29, 1933


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CODE OF F`AIR COMPETITION OF THC-E: MOLYBDENUMI
MINING INDUSTRY

ARTICLE I--PITRPOSE OF THE CODE

SECTION 1. The Code is adopted pursuant to the requirements of
the National Indust~rial Recovery~ Act and particularly~ in response
to Bulletin No. 2 of the National Rlecovery Administration dlated
Junie 19, 1983.
SEC. 2. The purpose of the Codle is to eff~ctuante the policy of
Title I of t~he National Indtustr~ial Recove\ry Act insofar as it is
app~lienble to the Industry.
SEC. 3. The Indlustr~y submits that it stands wh ol hear~~~t elly,
actively, and a~ggressively for the Nationfi Indu~str~ia Rec~ove~ry Act,
and for the adlminlistr~ationl thereof to a successful conclusion and
to this end teniders its ev-ery! facility to the NaIJtional Recovery
Ad mi nist rat ion.
ARTICLE I1-EFINITINS

S~ECTIOrN 1. The "Mnolybdct~ l~num M~ining Industr~y is defined to in
clude thle lining anld concentra-ting of or~es in which Molybdlenuin~
constituted; one of the principal recoverable me Ols.
SEc.C 2. The term employees as used herein, shall includc-e all
persons employed in the conduct of the respective ope~rat~ions, exscept
executives and their immnedialte assistants, supervising, technical,
maintenance, and engineering~r staf.
SEC. :3. The terma effective date as used herein, means the 10th
day after the Code has been apprloved by the Pr~esid-ent. of the United
States.

ARTICLE III--11EMBERSHIP~ IN THE G~ROU~P

SECTION 1. The u~ndersignedt subscribers, at present, produced more
than 98S% of the total Moly~bdenum produced in the Unitedc SCtates.
SEc. 2. Any member of the Industry desiring to become a metm-
ber of this group m nay do so.

ARTICLE IV-1OU~RS OF TrLABOR, RA~TEi OF PAY, AND OTH~IER CONDII'T~IO~S
OF EMPLOYMENT

SC1ECTION 1. It is provided:
a. That employees shalnl havr ~thne r'ighlt to organize and ha~1rgain
c~ollectivelyT through replresentatives of t-heir owcn choosicng. and( shall
b~e free from the inter~fer1ence.. restraint, or coercionn~ of employers of
labor, or their agents, in thee designation olf such r~epresentatives or
in self-or~ganization or in others co~ncer~ted activities for the p~urp~ose of
colle~ctive bargaining or other mutual aid or protection;
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b. That no employee and no one seeking employment shall be
required as a colnditio-n of employment to join any compa~ny umion or
to refrain fromn joining, olrganizing, or assisting a labor organization
of hnis own choosing; and
c. Thlat employers shall comply with the maximum hours of labor,
niinimumi rates of payT, andf other conditions of empiIloymlent app~rovedl
or prescribed by the Presidlent..
Sw~r. e. As demnlal for the products of the Industry and, there-
fore, for labor shall increase, hours of labor for employees in the
Industry, must necessarily increase; but, except in the case of execu-
t~ives, those emlplfoyed in supervisory capacities and in technical workc
and- t~heir respective staffs and those employedl in emerlgency w~ork,
and so long as employees qlualified: for the: work requir~ed shall be
available in the r~espetctivre localities where such work shall be
required, none of the miemnbers of the indlustry shall cause or permit
anly employee to -workz more than eight hours per day~ nor moore tha~n
40 hours per week, it being fulrther~l u~nderstrood and agr~eedl, howTever,
that such limnitatio~n of hours shall be subject to pretsent limnitat~iolss
of housing, salnitar~y, and health facilities to the enld that where sulch
facilities are utilized to the maximum, that wcchenever neccssar~y to
meet Itrequir~emnents of production, and in cases where restrictions of
hours of highly skilled workers~ on clontinulous proc-cesses~ wo-uldun
avoidably reduce operations, mnembert~s of the industry shall have the
right beyond such limnitation of hours to employ men for a longer
numbrer of hou~lrs providing that in so doing such employees shall
be paid at the rate of time and a half for such additional hours.
SIEc. 3. On. alnd after thie effective date none of th~e memnber~s of
the Ind~ustr~y shall emlploy any person under the age of ~16 years.
SEc. 4. Mlembersl of the Ind-ustry shall pay to accounting, clerical,
office, or sales employees~ work~ing on a wpeekrly basis a salary of not
less than $115.00 -per week inl any City of ov)~er 500,000 population, or
in the immediate trade area of such city~; nor le~ss than $14.5j0 per
week in any City of between 250,000 and 500,000 population, or in
the immediate trade arIea1 of such. city; nor less than $14.00 per week
in any City or betw-een 2,500 and 250,000 population, or in the im~-
mlel'iate tlrade arlea of such city; and in towns of less than 2,500
populationl not less than $;12.00 per week.
SEC. 5. TChe m~rllembes of the Industrya arlr!ee thatt the following
minlimumn wage scale shall be in effect und~er the. provisions of the
Act in meeting the requliremnent that minimulm wnrre sca;les should
be sufficient to ~furnish. comnpensation for the hourlls of wocrk; as limited-,
sufficient in. fact to provide a decent stalndard of living in the locanlity
where the workers rtide.'" Sulch minimum w~Tage scale as apptliedl to
employees merntioned in Section 2 of this Article shall be as follows:
44( petr hour: Pond( m1-en, firecmen, clea~n-up men, and general labor.
46d per hour: Makers,1s nilpper~s. brakemeni, surface mechanics,
crusher~ oper~lator~s, r~epair helpers, tilter men, st!eel sharpener helpers,
trackmen hlelpe~rs, hand miners.
48$ per hour': Mc-tormen.
400r per1 hourl: Manchine m~iner~, tinibermnen, trackmen. chutemen,
sulrface straw boss, surface carpenters, hoistmen, mechanics, chute
blasters, mnill operators.
53{ per hour: Mlill shift bosses.
58# per houlr: Steel shar~peners.







618 p'er hour: Mine shift Bosses, Shaft Mliner~s, MIill Foremen.
66d per' hocur: Re~air Bo3sses.
SEC. ~. nfemlbers of the Ind~ustry shall have the right to employ
labor on a pi~cew-ork basis, otherwise k~nown as the contr~c~tor basis,
or on a w~eek-ly basis, prov,\ided howPever, that the compensatio n pa"id
under these mlet-hods shall not be les than $4.00 per day and the
maximuml workling hlours shall not ex~eedl the holurls set forth in
Section 2 of this Article.

AnIC.LE VI--SBus or PRoDoCTs

SECTION i1. Members of the Inrdustry shall not sell M~olybd~enuml
in any- form at less thann their re~spectiv-e costs of production. Cost
of production shall be comnputedl- in ac-cor~dance withl ~tandard ne(-
countingr practices and thne rules andt regulations promulgated by the
Bureau~ of Inter~nal Rev~enue for the dtlrmtinaation of Inernme TCaxs~,
excepting that the element of Depleltinn! of Discovery Value ilhall
be exc-ludled~ from such2 computatio-n. Failure to maintain pr1icecs on
suchl a basis shall be deemed- a violation of thiis Gde.
SEC. 2. Xltfioulgh the r'ight to dletermllinel sales prliCes' and dliiscolunts
shall be vested in atnd st ric~tly reserved by each member of the In-
dustry, it, is ulnder~stood and agreedl thnat In case a change in p~ricet
fr~oml the pr1ices pr~evailing~ at thle time this Codle becomes effective, is
c~ontemlplated by anyl members of the Codle, such member shall notify
the other members of such`l intention ten day~s pr~iorl to effec~ting thie
chtangae.
ARTICUZ VI--UNFAIR P'RAC'IC'ES
SECTiOr7 N 1. F~nr a~ll purposesn of t~he~ Code the following Acts shall
constitute unfair practices. Such unfair pralctice~s and all other
practices which1 shall be dteemed to be unfair practices b.y any amend-
ment to thle Codte hereafter adlopted,! and the using or employing of
any of th~eml shall be dt~reeme to be a violation of the Code, and any
mlember of the Ind'ustr~y which shall directly or indirect~ly t~hrou
a~ny officers, employee, agent, or represjentative, knowPingly use or
employ any of such unfair practices shall be guilty of a aviation of
the Code.
a. Mankingr or promnising to any purchaser or prospective pur~chalser
of any product, or to any officer, employee, agent, or representative
of any such purchaser or prospective purchaser, any bribe, gratuity,
gift, or other payment of remuneration, directly or indirectly.
b. Procuring, otherw~ise than with the consent of any member of
the IndustryT, any information concerning the business of such mem-
ber which is properly rIegalr~ded by it as a trade secret or confidential
within its organization, other than information relating to a viola-
tion of any provision of the Code.
c. Paying or allowing to any purchaser in connection w~ith~ the
sale of any product any rebate, commission, credit, discount, adljust-
mlent, or similar concession other than as is permnittedl by the Codelt
and specified in the contract of sale.
d. Disseminating, pubhlishing, or circulating any false or mislead-
inga information relat~ive to any product or price for any product of







any member of the Industry or the credit standing or ability of any
member thereof to perform any work or manufbactulre or produce
anyS pr'odulct, or to the conditions of employment amrJong thet
employees of any member ther~eof.
e. Ind~ucingr or attempting to inducep by anym means anly party to a
contract with a member of thle Induistry Jto vlolalte such contract.
f.Aidingor abel~ttinr arny rperson, firm, association, or corporation
in any unfair practice.

ARTOLE VfI

SECTION f. 1Memb~ers of the grroupl agree. to furnish all data and
statistics that may be called~ for under this Code, or :required by the
Presidents, or r~easonably pertinent to effectuate Title 1 of thie
National Industrial Recovery Act.
See~. 2. T'he President o~f the United State~s mnay, from time to
time, cancel or mor-dify any order, a~pproval, license, rule or r~egula-
tion issuedl under TIitle 1 of the National RtecoveryT Act.
SEC. 3. Byr presenting this Code those who have as~sentedc hlereto
shall not be bound by any modification thlereof, except as each shall
thereto subsequently agree.
Approved:
CL~Exax M~OLYBDENUMa COMPANY,
Max SCHOTr, Preiisident.
Dated- August 28, 1933.
AIttest :
[S]EAL]
D. E. FO~CNDEN,
Asst. Secretary.
RTOLYcBDENUMr CORPORATION OF AM6ERICA.
M1anx H~nscrr, 'Pres~ident.
Dated August 28, 1933.
Attest :
[sEALI
Wx. B. KvU NTz,
Asst. Xscr~etariy.







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