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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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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


Far ade by the Superintendent of Docments. Washington. D.C. ----- Price 5 cents


Approved Code No. 48-Amendment No. 4


Registry No. 263-01





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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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Approved Code No. 48-Arnendrr.ent No.4 Registry o. 263 01 NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMIN!:3TRATION AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE SILK TEXTILE INDUSTRY AS APPROVED ON JANUARY 31, 1935 WE DO OUR PART UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE WASHINGTON: 1935 For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C. ------• -• Price 5 cent8

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This publication is for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., and by district offices of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce. DISTRICT OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Atlanta, Ga.: 504 Post Office Building. Birmingham, Ala.: 257 Federal Building. Boston, Mass.: 1801 Customhouse. Buffalo, N. Y.: Chamber of Commerce Building. Charleston, S. C.: Chamber of Commerce Building. Chicago, Ill.: Suite 1706, 201 North ells Street. Cleveland, Ohio: Chamber of Commerce. Dallas, T e x.: Chamber of Commerce Building. Detroit, Mich.: 801 First National Bank Building. Houston, Tex.: Chamber of Commerce Building. Indianapolis, Ind.: Chamber of Commerce Building. , Jacksonville, Fla.: Chamber of Comme rce Building. Kansas City, Mo.: 1028 Baltimore Avenue. Lo s Angeles, Calif.: 1163 South Broadway. Louisville, Ky.: 408 Federal Building. Memphis, Tenn.: 229 Federal Building. Minneapolis, Minn.: 213 Federal Building. New Orleans, La.: Room 225-A, Customhouse. New York, N. Y.: 734 Customhouse. Norfolk, Va.: 406 East Plume Street. Philade lphia, Pa.: 422 Commercial Trust Building. Pittsburgh, Pa. : Chamber of Commerce Building. Portland, Oreg.: 215 New Post Office Building. St. Louis, Mo.: 506 Olive Street. San Francisco, Calif.: 310 Customhouse. Seattle, Wash.: 809 Federal Office Building.

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A pp r o ve d Code No. 48-Amendment N o . 4 AMENDMENT T O C O D E OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE SILK TEXTILE IN DUSTRY As Appr o v e d on J anuary 31, 1935 ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT oF CoDE OF FAIR CoMPETITION FOR THE SILK TEXTILE INDUSTRY An appl ication having been duly made pursuant to and in full comp l iance with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial R ecovery Act, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of an amendment to a Code of Fair Competition for the Silk Textile Industry, and the annexed report on said amendment, containing finding s with respect thereto, having been made and directed to the President: NOvV, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United State , the National Industrial Recovery Board, pur uant to authority 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 amendm.ent be and it is hereby approved, and that the previous approval of said Code is hereby amended to include an approval o:f said Code in its entirety as amended. NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BoARD, By W. A. HARRIMAN, Ad?ninistrative Officer. Approval recommended : PRENTiss L. CooNLEY, Division Ad1ninistrator. wASHINGTON, D. c., J anuary 31, 1935. 112545----1573-5----35 (1)

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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT The PRESIDENT, The 1Vhite House. Sm: On Octob r 16 1934 you approved an Executi e Order creatin the ilk Textile Work A signments Board and e tabli hing rule and regulation for the handling of work a ignment in the Indu try until February 1, 1934. It was originally contemplated that by that date, the Work A ignments Board would have submitted a permanent plan for the regulation f work a ignments which would have been incorporated in the de a an amendment. everal factor prevented thi . On Decemb r 27 1934 you ap proved Executive Order 6930 giving the Work A ignment Board until "a rea onable time after January 1 1935 ' to submit its re ommendation . The atta hed Amendment extends the so-called " freezing period ", during which time work assignments are not to be increa ed, until thirty day after the Work A ignments 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 Cod a amended are well designed to promote the policies and purpo e of Title I of the National Industrial Recovery Act including the removal of ob truc tions to the free flow of interstat and foreign commerce which tend to diminish the amount thereof, and will provide for the gen era l welfare by promoting the organization of indu try for the purpose of cooperative action among trade group , . by inducing and maintaining united action of labor and manacrement under adequate governmental sanc tion and supervision, by eliminating unfair com petitive practice , by promoting the fullest po ible utilization of the pr ent productive capacity of indu trie b a oidincr undu r -tri tion of production (except as may be temporarily required), by incr a ing the con umption of indu trial and agricultural prod ucts through increa ing purcha ing power, by reducing and relie ing un mployment by im1 roving the tan lard of labor and by other 'vi r habilitatincr indu try. (b) The ode a amended complies in all re pect with the pertinent pr i ion of aid Title of aid Act, includinowithout limitati n Sub ction (a) of Section 3 ub ection (a) of Section 7, and Sub ection (b) of S ction 10 thereof. (2)

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3 (c) The Code empow r th Cole Auth rit r to the afore said amendment on behalf of the in lu try a a whole. (d) The am ndment and the Cod a amende l ar not d igne to and will not permit monopolies or m nor li tic practi . (e) The amendment and the Code a am nde ar n t d ign l to and will not eliminate or oppre mall enterpri s and will not operate to discriminate against them. (f) Tho e engaged in other steps of the conomic proce shave 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. liARRIMAN, Administrative Officer. JANUARY 31, 1935.

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AMENDMENT TO ODE OF FAIR FOR THE SILIC TEXTILE INDUSTRY Amend Article XIII, e tion (2), b. deleting the words ' February 1, 1935" and substituting therefor the following: ' one month after the report to the Pre ident a to a permanent plan for regulation of work a igrunents in the indu try as provided in Section (5) hereof,'. Amend Article XIII, ection (3) b. d leting the words" Febru1, 1935 " and substituting therefor the following: one month after the report to the Pre ident as to a permanent plan for regulation of work assigru11ents in the industry as provided in Section ( 5) hereof,'. Sections (2) and (3) as amended are a follows: ' (2) In order to provide opportunity to develop a sound method and adequate organization for the regulation of work a ignment , no employer prior to one month after the report to the Pre ident as to a permanent plan for regulation of work assignments in the industry as provided in Section ( 5) hereof, hall make any change in work assignment of any class of employees which shall incr a e 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, con truc tion of cloth). preparatory processes, type of equipment used, or character of hnish or put-up, is not chancred. 'Vhere uch hanges do occur the number of machine tended by such emplo} ees may be incr a ed 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 a signment. ' vVhere, on September 21, 1934, a new style of yarn or cloth or any other new type of product was in cour e of introduction or is thereafter during the period above referred to introduced into a mill or fini hing I lant, a tentative work load may be e tabli bed 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 Pre i lent as to a permanent plan for recrulation of work assignment in the industry a I r vided in ction (5) hereof on petition of the Code Authority or of any employee or mploy r affected or hi reprcsentati-re, or on (4)

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5 its own motion, th ilk Textile '' rk , ignment Board may in vestigate an work a ignm nt whi h ha b n in r a e l ince J uJy 1 , 1933, at any mill an the mill hall h w the r a on for suc h increase. If the Board finds after fair h aring uch as ignment requires exces ive effort it may require its rcducti n a cordingly." Approved Code No. 4&-Ameudment No. 4. Registry No. 263-01. 0

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