Proposed code of fair competition for the cottage camp and resort industry as submitted on August 28, 1933

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Proposed code of fair competition for the cottage camp and resort industry as submitted on August 28, 1933
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Cottage camp and resort industry
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3 p. : ; 24 cm.
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United States -- National Recovery Administration
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United States Government Printing Office
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Vacation homes -- United States   ( lcsh )
Resorts -- United States   ( lcsh )
Cottages -- United States   ( lcsh )
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"Registry No. 1743-15."

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Registry No. 1743-15


NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION


PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


COTTAGE CAMP AND RESORT

INDUSTRY

AS SUBMITTED ON AUGUST 28, 1933





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The Code for the Cottage Camp and Resort 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 or Documents, Washington, D.C. Price 5 cents
















A CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE COTTAGE CAMP
AND RESORT INDUSTRY
PREAMBLE

To effectuate the policy of Title 1, of the National Recovery Act
during the period of the emergency, by reducing and relieving unem-
ployment, improving the standards of labor, eliminating competitive
practices destructive to the interests of the public, employees, and
employers, hastening the rehabilitation of the Cottage Camp and
Resort Industry, as well as the industrial rehabilitation of the Nation
as a whole, with its resulting beneficient effect upon all classes of our
citizens, the following provisions are submitted as a code of fair
competition for the Cottage Camp and Resort Industries.
1. Definition of a Cottage Camp and Resort.-Any corporation,
co-partnership, individual, or individuals, owning or operating a
business wherein cottages, cabins, or apartments are rented to tourists
or transient travelers, with or without bedding, dishes, and other
miscellaneous camping equipment, shall be construed a cottage camp,
within the meaning of this Code, and shall be subject to all the
provisions herein.
2. The Cottage Camp and Resort Industry, as required by Section
7 (a) of Title 1, of the National Industrial Recovery Act, subscribe
to the following provisions:
(1) That employees shall have the right to organize and bargain
collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and shall
be free from interference, restraint, or coercion of employers of
labor, or their agents, in the designation of such representatives or
in self organization or in other concerted activitivies for the purpose
of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection;
(2) That no employee and no one seeking employment shall be
required as a condition of employment to join a company union or
to refrain from joining, organizing or assisting a labor organization
of his own choosing and
(3) That employers shall comply with the maximum hours of
labor, minimum rates of pay, and other working conditions of em-
ployment approved by the President.
A. Working Hours. To effectuate the policy of this code of Fair
Competition, maximum hours of labor shall be uniform for the
whole country. Standard working hours shall be five days of eight
hours each for all janitors, chambermaids, porters. and clerks. When
necessary, overtime and extra shifts shall be permitted, provided
that no employee shall work more than the maximum of forty hours
per week during the present emergency. It is not the intention of
this paragraph to limit the number of days a cottage camp or resort
may operate.
9106-33 (1)







B. Minimum Wages. A minimum wage of 300 per hour is estab-
lished for all classes of labor and fourteen dollars per week in cities
designated under the President's blanket code with a minimum of
$12.00 per week in towns and villages under 2,500 population.
3. Trade Practice Rzdes.-
A. Cost and Accounting. Every cottage camp and resort shall
maintain some approved cost-finding system and approved standard
accounting methods.
B. Secret Rebates. Secret payment of rebates, commissions, cred-
its or unearned discounts, whether in form of money or otherwise,
or secretly extending certain customers special services or privileges
not extended to all customers, under like terms and conditions, shall
constitute a violation of this Code.
C. Defamation of Competitors. Defamation of competitors by
falsely imputing to them dishonest or dishonorable conduct, in-
ability to perform contracts, questionable credit standing, or by
other false statements or representations, or by false disparagement
of the quality or grade or efficiency of their cottages or services, with
the purpose of misleading or deceiving a purchaser, or of injuriously
affecting the business of such competitor, shall constitute a violation
of this Code.
D. Breach of Contract. Any attempt to avoid contractual obliga-
tions; or maliciously inducing or attempting to induce the breach of
existing contracts between competitors and their customers, by any
false or deceptive means whatsoever, or interfering with or obstruct-
ing the performance of any such contractual duties or services by any
means whatsoever, with the purpose of unduly hampering, injuring,
or embarrassing competitors in their business, shall constitute a viola-
tion of this Code, but nothing herein shall hamper or restrain the
owner or operator of a cottage camp or resort, or his agent or em-
ployee, in any ethical or legitimate effort to secure business.
E. Commercial Bribery. Directly to give or indirectly to give or
permit to be given or an effort to give money or anything of value to
agents, employees or representatives of customers, or prospective cus-
tomers, or to agents, employees, or representatives of competitor's
customers or prospective customers, or principals, as an inducement
to influence their employees or principals to purchase accommoda-
tions at certain cottage camps and resorts, constitutes a violation of
this Code. This paragraph shall not be construed as affecting com-
missions allowed regular agencies.
F. Competitor's Employees. Maliciously enticing away the em-
ployees of competitors with the purpose and effect of unduly hamper-
ing or embarrassing competitors in their business shall constitute a
violation of this Code.
G. False Records. Wilfully maintaining an inaccurate, improper,
or false record, or false method of determining cost of operation,
shall constitute a violation of this Code.
H. Grievances. All grievances or complaints shall be forwarded to
"Associated Camps and Resorts ", the recognized National Associa-
tion for handling and adjustment.
4. Stabilization of Prices.-
A. All cottage camps and resorts shall be required to keep uniform
accurate records of costs of operation, and in computing costs, all







cottage camps and resorts shall include labor performed by owners,
partners, or members of their families at not less than the minimum
wage rates provided herein for the class of labor performed.
B. No cottage camp or resort shall rent any cottage for sleeping
or housekeeping purposes for less than cost of doing business plus
a fair profit.
C. The following prices represent the minimum which may be
charged and at the same time provide a fair profit:
(1) Single cottages with community toilet and shower bath, $1.00
per day; $5.00 per week.
(2) Double cottages with community toilet and shower bath, $1.50
per day; $7.00 per week.
(3) Single cottages with private toilet, $1.50 per day; $7.00 per
week.
(4) Single cottages with private toilet and shower, $1.75 per day;
$8.00 per week.
(5) Two-room cottages, community toilet and shower, $1.75 per
day; $8.00 per week.
(6) Two-room cottages with private toilet and bath, $2.00 per day;
$9.00 per week.
(7) A charge of 250 per day will be made for extra cot, and 400
for bedding.
(8) A charge of 50 per day will be made for each car parking or
tenting.
5. Temporary Nature of Code.-This code shall be operative ten
days after approval by the President and shall be in force for six
months or until a permanent code has been formed and substitution
made. It is impossible at this time to form a permanent code until
conditions are checked in all parts of the Nation.
















































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