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Amendment to code of fair competition for the hair and jute felt industry

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Amendment to code of fair competition for the hair and jute felt industry as approved on May 23, 1934
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Hair and jute felt industry
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United States -- National Recovery Administration
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Felting -- Law and legislation -- United States ( lcsh )
Jute fiber -- United States ( lcsh )
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At head of title: National Recovery Administration.
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"Registry No. 232-1-03."
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"Approved Code No. 73--Amendment No. 1."

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Arred Code Nb. 73-Amendment No. I Registry No. 232-I--OS


NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION




AMENDMENT TO

CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


HAIR AND JUTE FELT


INDUSTRY


AS APPROVED ON MAY 23, 1934


WE DO OUR PART


UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON: 1934


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Approved Code No. 73-Amendment No. 1


AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE

HAIR AND JUTE FELT INDUSTRY

As Approved on May 23, 1934


ORDER

MODIFIcATION OF CODE OF FArI COMPETITION FOR THE HAIR AND JUTE
FELT 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 a modifi-
cation of a Code of Fair Competition for the Hair and Jute Felt
Industry, and a Notice of Opportunity to File Objections with the
Deputy Administrator having been issued and no objections having
been filed, and the annexed report on said modification, containing
findings with respect thereto; having been made and directed to the
President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant to authority vested in me by Executive Orders of the
President, including Executive Order No. 6543-A, dated December
30, 1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said
annexed report and do find that said modification and the Code
as constituted after being modified 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 modification be and
it is hereby approved, and that the previous approval of said Code
is hereby modified to include an approval of said Code in its en-
tirety as modified; this Order to become effective ten (10) days
after the date hereof, unless cause to the contrary shall be shown
to me before that time and I, by further Order, otherwise determine.
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator for Industrial Recovery.
Approval recommended:
H. O. KING,
Division Administrator.
WASHINGTON, D.C.,
May 23, 1934.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT


The PRESIDENT,
The White House.
Sir: The attached amendment was submitted by the National Con-
trol Committee for the Hair and Jute Felt Industry.
No public hearing was held, but on April 13, 1934 a Notice of
Opportunity to File Objections was published, giving until April 24,
1934 for any criticisms to be sent to the National Recovery Adminis-
tration. No protest or criticisms were received.
RESUMEI OF AMENDMENT
The Industry found, after operating under the Code for several
months. that the maximum hours for watchmen and truck drivers
were too rigid and did not permit necessary flexibility.
As long as this change is being made, the entire Article relating
to Hours was rewritten in order to clarify the intent of certain
clauses. The Industry also revised the Article concerning Minors to
conform with more recently approved codes. In addition, a clause
has been added to provide for the formation of standards of safety
and health.
FINDINGS

The Deputy Administrator in his final report to me on said amend-
ment to said Code having found as herein set forth and on the basis
of all the proceedings in this matter:
I find 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 general
welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose
of cooperative action among trade groups, by inducing and main-
taining 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
restriction of production (except as may be temporarily required),
by increasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural products
through increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving un-
employment, 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 Sub-Section (a) of Section 3 Sub-Section (a) of Section 7,
and Sub-Section (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
amendments.
For these reasons, the amendment has been approved.
Respectfully,
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator.
MAY 23, 1934.












AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE HAIR AND JUTE FELT INDUSTRY
Article IV of the Code of Fair Competition for the Hair and
Jute Felt Industry shall be deleted and the following provision
inserted in its place:
"ARTICLE IV-HouRS OF LABOR

"(a) No employee shall work or be permitted to work in excess
of forty (40) hours in any one week, except as follows:
"1. Employees in a managerial or executive capacity receiving
$35 per week or more.
"2. A ten per cent additional allowance over forty (40) hours
per week may be permitted in the case of repair-shop crews, firemen,
engineers, electricians, outside crews, cleaners, hair washers, dryers,
extractors, and balers, provided that time and one-third shall be
paid for all time worked in excess of forty hours per week.
"3. Watchmen shall not work or be permitted to work in excess
of fifty-six (56) hours per week and shall be paid at least the hourly
rate existing on March 1, 1934, while so employed.
"4. No person driving a vehicle or his helper or helpers on the
vehicle shall be permitted to work in excess of one hundred eight
(108) hours in any consecutive two (2) week period, nor more
than one hundred ninety-two (192) hours in any consecutive four
(4) week period; and not more than twelve (12) days in any four-
teen (14) day period. In cities of fifty thousand population and
over, or in the immediate trade area thereof, drivers shall be paid
at the rate of one and one-third (11/3) their normal rate for all hours
worked in excess of forty-eight (48) hours in any one week.
'"(b) The maximum hours fixed in the foregoing section shall not
apply to any employee engaged in emergency maintenance or emer-
gency repair work involving breakdowns or protection of life or
property, provided that any such special case at least time and one-
third shall be paid for all time worked in excess of forty hours per
week. The National Control Committee shall require monthly
reports of any such emergency time."
Article V of the Code of Fair Competition for the Hair and Jute
Felt Industry shall be deleted and the following provision inserted
in its place:
ARTICLE V--CHILD LABOR

S1. No person under sixteen (16) years of age shall be employed
in the Industry. No person under eighteen (18) years of age shall
be employed at operations or occupations which are hazardous in
nature or dangerous to health. The Code Authority shall submit to
the Administrator before July 1, 1934, a list of such operations or







occupations. In any state an employer shall be deemed to have com-
plied with this provision as to age if he shall have on file a certificate
or permit duly signed by the Authority in such State empowered to
issue employment or age certificates or permits showing that the
employee is of the required age."
There shall be added as Section (i) of Article VIII the following
provision:
"(i) Every employer shall provide for the safety and health of
employees during the hours and at the places of their employment.
Standards for safety and health shall be submitted by the National
Control Committee to the Administrator before August 1, 1934."
Approved Code No. 73-Amendment No. 1.
Registry No. 232-1-03.

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Approved Code No. 73-Amendment No. I Registry No. 232-1-03 NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE HAIR AND JUTE FELT INDUSTRY AS APPROVED ON MAY 23, 1934 WE DO OUR PART UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE WASHINGTON : 1934 , I For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. Price 5 cents

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This publication is for sale by the Superintenclent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., and by district offices of the Bureau of Foreign and D omestic Commerce. DISTRICT OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Atlanta , Ga.: 504 Post Office Building. Birmingham, Ala. : 257 Federal Building. B oston, Mass. : 1 80 1 Customhouse. Buffalo, N.Y.: Chamber of Coumerce Building. Charleston. .C. : Chamber of Commerce Building. Chicago, Ill. : Suite 1706, 201 North Wells Street. Cleveland, Ohio: Chamb~r of Commerce. Dallas , 'l'ex.: Chamber of Commerce Building. Detroit, Mich.: 80 1 First National Bank Building. Hou ton, Tex. : Chamber of Commerce Building. Indi anapo lis, Ind. : Chamber of Commerce Building. Jack sonville, Fla.: Chamber of Commerce Building. Kan as City, Mo.: 1028 Baltimore Avenue. Los Angele s, Calif.: 1163 South Broadway. Louisville, Ky. : 408 Federal Building. Memphis, Tenn.: 229 Federal Building. Minneapolis, Minn. : 213 Federal Building. New Orleans, La. : R oo m 225-A, Customhouse. New York, N.Y.: 734 Customhouse. Norfolk, Va. : 406 East Plume Street. Philadelphia , Pa.: 422 Commercial Trust Building. Pittsbur g h, Pa.: Chamber of Commerce Building. Portland, Oreg.: Zl.5 New Post Office Building. St. Loui s. Mo. : 506 Olive Street. San Francisco, Calif. : 310 Customhouse. Seattle, Wash.: S09 Federal Office Building.

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Approved Code No. 73-Amendment No. 1 AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE HAIR AND JUTE FELT INDUSTRY As Approved on May 23, 1934 ORDER MODIFICATION OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE HAIR AND JUTE FELT 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 a modifi ration of a Code of Fair Competition for the Hair and Jute Felt Industry, and a Notice of Opportunity to File Objections with the Deputy Administrator having been i ss ued and no objections having been filed, and the annexed report on said modification, containing findings with respect thereto; having been made and directed to the Pre siden t: NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United States, I, Hugh S. John son, Administrator for Industrial R ec overy, pursuant to authority vested in me by Executive Orders of the Pre s ident, including Executive Order No. 6543-A, dated December 30, 1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said annexed report and do find that said modification and the Code as constituted after being modified 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 modification be and 1t is hereby approved, and that the previous approval of said Code is hereby modified to include an approval of said Code in its en tir~ty as modified; this Order to become effective ten (10) days after the date hereof, unless cause to the contrary shall be shown to me before that time and I, by further Order, otherwise determine. HUGH s. JOHNSON' Administrator for Industrial Recover1J. Approval recommended: H. 0. KING, Division Administrator. w .ASHINGTON, D.C., 111 ay B3, 1934. 61926-544-133-34 (1)

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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT The PRESIDENT, Th e White Hous e . Srn: The attached amendment was submitted by the National Con trol Committee for the I-lair and Jute Felt Industry. No public hearing was held, but on April 13, 1934 a Notice 0 Opportunity to File Objections was published, giving until April 24, 1934 for any criticisms to b e sent to the National Recovery Adminis tration. No protest or criticisms were received. RESUME OF AMENDMENT The Industry found , after operating under the Code for several month s . that the maximum hours for watchmen and truck drivers were to ' o rigid and did not permit nece ssa ry flexibility. As long as this change is being made, the entire Article relating to Hour s was rewritten in order to clarify the intent of certain clauses. The Industry also revised the Article concerning Minors to conform with more recently approved codes. In addition, a clause has been added to provide for the formation of standards of safety and health. FINDINGS The Deputy Administrator in his final report to me on said amend ment to said Code having found as herein set forth and on the basis of all the proceedings in this matter : I find 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 general welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose of cooperative action among trade groups, by inducing and main taining united action of labor and management under adequate governmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfai . r com petitive practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization 0 the }?resent productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue re st riction of production ( except as may be temporarily required), by increa si ng the consumpt10n of industrial and agricultural products through increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving un employment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise rehabilitating indu s try. (b) The Code as am e nded complies in all respects with the perti nent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without limita tion Sub-Section (a) of Section 3hSub-Section (a) of Section 7, and Sub-Section (b) of Section 10 t ereof. (2)

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3 ( 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 Cod e 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) 'I11ose engaged in other steps of the economic process have not been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said amendments. For these reasons, the amendment has peen approved. Respectfully, MAY 23, 1934. HUGH s. JOHNSON' Administrator.

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AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COl\tIPETITION FOR THE HAIR AND JUTE FELT INDUSTRY Article IV of the Code of Fair Com petition for the Hair and Jute Felt Industry shall be deleted and the following provision inserted in its place: "ARTICLE IV-HOURS OF LABOR " (a) No employee shall work or be permitted to work in excess of forty ( 40) hours in any one week, except as follows: " 1. Employe e s in a managerial or executive capacity receiving $35 per week or more. " 2 . A ten per cent additional allowan c e over forty ( 40) hours p e r we e k may be p e rmitted in the case of repair-shop crews, firemen, engin ee rs, electrician s , outside crews, cleaners, hair washers, dryers, extra c tors, and balers, provided that time and one-third shall be paid for all tim e work e d in excess of forty hours per week. " 3. "\Vatchm e n shall not work or be permitted to work in excess of fiftys ix ( 56) hours per we e k and shall be paid at least the hourly rat e exi s ting o n l\tiarch 1, 1934, while so employed. " 4. No p e rson driving a vehicle or his helper or helpers on the vehicle s hall b e p e rmitted to work in excess of one hundred eight (10 8 ) hours in any c onsecutive two (2) week period, nor more th a n on e hundr e d ninety-two (192) hours in any consecutive four ( 4) w ee k p e ri o d; and not more than twelve (12) days in any four t ee n (14) day period. In cities of fifty thousand population and ov e r, or in th e immediate trade area thereof, drivers shall be paid at the rate of one and one-third (11/ 3 ) their normal rate for all hours work e d in e xc e ss of forty-eight ( 48) hours in any one week. " (b) Th e maximum hours fixed in the foregoing section shall not apply to any employee engaged in emergency maintenance or emer g e n c y repair work involving breakdowns or protection of life or prop e rty, provided that any such special case at least time and one third s hall be paid for all time worked in excess of forty hours per w ee k. The National Control Committee shall require monthly r e ports of any such emergency time." Article V of the Code of Fair Competition for the Hair and Jute F e lt Indu s try s hall be deleted and the following provision inserted in its pla ce : " ARTICLE V-CHILD LABOR "1. No per s on under sixteen (16) years of age shall be employed in the Indu s try. No person under eighteen (18) years of age shall be employed at operations or occupations which are hazardous in nature or d a ngerous to health. The Code Authority shall submit to the Admini s trator before July 1, 1934, a list of such operations or (4)

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5 occupations. In any state an employ e r shall be deemed to have com plied with this provision as to age if h e shall have on file a certificate or permit duly signed by the Authority in such State empowered to issue employment or age c ertifi c ate s or p e rmit s s ho w ing that the employee is of the requir e d ag e ." T~e:e shall be added a s Se c tion ( i) 0 Article VIII the following prov1s10n: "(i) Every employer s hall provide : for the safety and health of employees during the hour s and at th e pla c es of their employment. Standard s or safety and health s hall be submitted by th e National Control Committee to the Admini s trator before August 1, 1934." Approved Code No. 73-Am e ndm e nt No. 1. R eg i s try No. 232-1-03. o

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