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Code of fair competition for the wood flour industry as submitted on August 30, 1933

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Code of fair competition for the wood flour industry as submitted on August 30, 1933
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Wood flour industry
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United States -- National Recovery Administration
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At head of title: National Recovery Administration.
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"Registry No. 313-12."

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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION

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CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION

FOR THE


WOOD FLOUR INDUSTRY

AS SUBMITTED ON AUGUST 30, 1933




'rREGISTRY No. 313-12
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Sin its present form merely reflects the proposal of the above-mentioned
industry, and none of the provisions coptfained therein are
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CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE WOOD FLOUR
INDUSTRY

To effectuate the policy of Title I of the National Industrial Re-
covery Act, during the period of emergency, the following provisions
are established as a National Industrial Recovery Code for the Wood
Flour Industry.
ARTICLE I
As used herein-
The term "Act" means National Industrial Recovery Act.
The term President" means the President of the United States
of America.
The term "Administrator means the duly appointed representa-
tive of the President to administer the Industrial Recovery Act.
The term Wood Flour Industry is defined to mean the manu-
facture and sale of the following forms of wood flours:
(a) Wood flour manufactured directly through pulverizing pro-
cesses.
(b) Wood flour obtained as byproduct.
The term Managing Committee is defined to mean a committee
consisting of a chairman and two members elected at the meeting
of the Wood Flour Industry.
The term "Persons means natural persons, partnerships, associa-
tions, and corporations.
The term Employer shall include every person actively engaged
in the manufacture for sale of products of the Wood Flour Industry
as defined herein.
The term Effective date" is defined to mean the Code shall be-
come effective immediately upon approval of the President of the
United States.
ARTICLE II

As required by Section 7 (a) of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, the following provisions are conditions of this Code:
"1. That employees shall have the right to organize and bargain
collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and shall
be free from the 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 activities 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 any company union
or to refrain from joining, organizing, or assisting a labor organi-
zation of his own choosing; and
"3. That employers shall comply with the maximum hours of
labor, minimum rates of pay, and other conditions of employment
approved or prescribed by the President."
8686-33 (1) '








ARTICLE III

On and after the effective date, employers in the wood flour indus-
try shall not employ any person under the age of 18 years.

ARTICLE IV

(a) On and after the effective date, or before, the maximum hours
of labor for employees, except those who serve in executive, adminis-
trative, supervisory, sales, and/or technical capacities, shall be 40
hours per week, subject to the flexible provision that the average
hours worked per week by an individual employee shall not exceed
the maximum established when figured over a period of 12 weeks.
(b) On and after the effective date, or before, the minimum wage
that shall be paid by any employer to any of his employees shall be
at a rate of not less than 350 per hour, unless the wage for the same
class of labor was less on July 15, 1929, and in any event not less
than 304 per hour.
(c) In the event of emergency requiring more than 40 hours per
week of any employee, the employer shall report to the Managing
Committee the number of hours in excess of 40 hours per week of
any employee and the details of the emergency.
ARTICLE V

The Wood Flour Industry, through the Managing Committee,
shall investigate and inform the Administrator on behalf of the
Wood Flour Industry as to the importations of competitive materials
into the United States in substantial quantities or increasing ratios
to domestic production on such terms or under such conditions as
to render ineffective or seriously to endanger the maintenance of
this Code, and such Managing Committee shall make complaint to
the Administrator on behalf of the Wood Flour Industry, under
the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act, with respect
thereto.
ARTICLE VI

In order to comply with the provisions of the Act with regard to
fair trade practices, etc., no employer in this Industry is permitted
to sell or exchange any products of his manufacture at a price or
upon such terms or conditions which will result in the nonobserv-
ance of the purpose of this Code of Fair Competition. With a view
to keeping the President informed as to the functioning of this Code
of Fair Competition, and whether the Industry is adopting and
maintaining appropriate action to effectuate the declared police of
the Act, and to provide for making available to the Administrator
and members of the Industry information to assist in effectuating
the policy of the Act, each member of the Industry will furnish
reports as may be required by the Administrator or Managing Com-
mittee and Administrator, and in such form and manner as may here-
after be provided by said Managing Committee or Administrator.







ARTICLE VII

Such of the provisions of this Code as are not required by the
National Industrial Recovery Act to be included herein may, with
the approval of the President of the United States, be modified, or
eliminated as changed circumstances or experience may indicate.
This code is intended to be a basic Code, and study of the trade
practices of the Wood Flour Industry will be continued by the
Administrator with the intention of submitting from time to time
additions to the Code applicable to all employers in the Wood Flour
Industry.
ARTICLE VIII

If any employer of labor in the Wood Flour Industry is also an
employer of labor in any other Industry, the provisions of this Code
shall apply to and affect only that part of his business which is
included in the Wood Flour Industry.
.ARTICLE IX

All such regulations for the supervision and enforcement of this
Code shall be in addition to and not in lieu of any administrative of
enforcement provisions included within said Act, Governmental
Regulations concerning the same or any amendments to said Act or
Governmental Regulations.
The Managing Committee is hereby authorized to present the
above Code for the Wood Flour Industry, as approved, to the
National Recovery Administration.
Approved at a meeting of the Industry held on August 25, 1933, by
the following members of the Industry:
GAMBLE MFG. Co.,
Tacoma, Wash.
E. I. DU POINT DE NEMOURS & Co., INC.,
Wilmington, Del.
JOHN C. HOORNBECK & SON,
Napa.noch, N.Y.
LUMBER BI-PRoDUCTs Co., INC.,
Buffalo, N.Y.
BECKER-MOORE & Co., INC.,
N. Tonawanda, N.Y.

'Approval by telegram.




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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE WOOD FLOUR INDUSTRY AS SUBMITTED ON AUGUST 30, 1933 REGISTRY No. 313-12 The Code for .the Wood Flour 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 rof U.8. DEP the National Recovery Administration as applying to this industry W DO OUR PART UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE WASHINGTON : 1933 For sale b y the Superintendent of D ocuments , Washington, D.C. ----- • • -Price 5 cents

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CODE O F FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE WOOD FLOUR INDUSTRY To effectuate the policy of Title I of the National Industrial Re covery Act, during the period of emergency, the following provisions are established as a National Industrial Recovery Code for the Wood Flour Industry. ARTICLE I A s used herein-The term "Act " means National Industrial R ecovery Act. The term "President" means the President of the United States of America. The term "Administrator" means the duly appointed representative of the President to administer the Industrial Recovery Act. The term " ,v ood Flour Industry" is defined to mean the manufacture and sale of the following forms of wood :fl.ours : (a) vV ood flour manufactured directly through pulverizing processes. (b) vY ood flour obtained as byproduct. The term" Managing Committee" is defined to mean a committee consisting of a chairman and two members elected at the meeting of the ~T ood Flour Industry. The term" Persons" means natural persons, partnerships, associa tions , and corporations. The term'' Employer" shall include every person actively engaged in the manufacture for sale of products of the vVoocl Flour Industry as defined herein. The term " Effective elate " is defined to n1ean the Code shall be come effectiYe immediately upon approval of the President of the United tates. ARTICLE II A reqnirecl by Section 7 (a) of Title I of the National Industrial RecoYery Act, the following provisions are conditions of this Code: "1. That employees shall have the right to organize and bargain collectfrely through representatiYes of their own choosing, and hall be free from the interference, re traint, or coercion of emplo yers of labor, or their agents, in the designation of such representatives or in self-organization or in other concerted activities for the purpose of collectiYe bargaining or other mutual aid or protection; ' 2. That no employee and no one seeking employment shall be required a a condition of employment to join any cmnpany union or to refrain from joining, organizing, or assisting a labor organization of his own choosing; and "3. That emp loyers shall comply with the maximum hours of labor. minimum rates of pay, and other conditions of employment approved or prescribed by the President." 8686-33 (1) •

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2 \.RTI LE III n an l aft r the ffectiv date mpl , r in th woo 1 fl ur indu -try hall n t 1111 lo.1 an per on und r the ao-of 1 ar . RTI LE I (a) On an l aft r th orb for , th maxin mn hour of labor f r mplo except tho e who rve in x 1tiY . a lmini -trativ upervi or 1 , ale an i/ r t hni al capaciti hall be 40 hour per eek ubj ct to th fl xibl provi ion that th a Y rag hours worked per ek b an incli, idual emplo e hall n t exceed the maximum e tabli heel when figured o er a period of L., -week . (b) On and after the effective date, or before, the minimwn wage that shall be paid by any employer to any of hi employee hall be at a rate of not less than 35 per hour, unless the wage for the ame cla s of labor was less on July 15 1929, and in any event not le than 30 per hour. ( c) In the event of emergency requiring more than 40 hour per week of any employee, the employer hall report to the Ianao-ing Committee the number of hours in excess of 40 hours per "\Te k of any employee and the details of the emergency. ARTICLE V The Wood Flour Industry, through the lVIanaging Committee hall investigate and inform the Administrator on behalf of the Wood Flour Industry as to the iinportation of competitive n1aterial into the United tates in sub tantial quantities or increa ing ratio to domestic production on such terms or under uch con litions a to rende r ineffective or seriously to endanger the maintenance of thi ode and uch ~fanaging Comn1ittee shall make comr laint to the Admini trator on behalf of the vVood Flour In ln trv under the provi ion of the r ational Indu trial Recovery _ ct , ith re pect there to. ARTICLE VI In orde r to comply with the prm i ion of the ct with re arcl t fair trade practices etc. no emplo er in this Indu try i p rmitted to ell or exchange any product of hi 1nanufacture at a pric or upon u c h terms or conditions which will result in th non b erv< n c of th I nrp of thi o le of Fair 1npetition. With a ,-i w t o ke epin the Pr ident informed a . t the fun ioning f thi ~ o 1 o f Fair ompetition and wh ther th Indu try i. ad 1 ting and maintainino-appropriate action to effec tu.at the c1 lar cl poll c y of th c t and to pro ide for makinoaYailable to th \d1111ni, trator a n d me mb r of th Industry inforrnati n to a i t in ffoc tuatin the p o li c of th c t ach n1 mb r f the In lu try will furni h repo r t s a s may be required by the Admini trator or :Oian.ao-incr om mi t tc an d \ lmin i trator and in. u h form and mann r a. may here a fter b rovicl cl h aid :Ianao in ommitt e or .A lmini trator.

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3 ARTICLE VII Such of the provisions of this Code as are not required by the National Industrial Recovery Act to be included herein may, with the approval of the President of the United States, be rn. odified, or eliminated as changed circumstances or experience may indicate. This code is intended to be a basic Code, and study of the trade practices of the Wood Flour Industry will be continued by the Administrator with the intention of sub1nitting fr01n time to time additions to the Code applicable to :all einployers in the Wood Flour Industry. ARTICLE VIII If any employer of labor in the Wood Flour Industry is also an employer of labor in any other Industry, the provisions of this Code shall apply to and affect only that part of his business which is jncluded in the Wood Flour Industry. ' ARTICLE IX All such regulations for the supervision and enforcement of this Code shall be in addition to and not in lieu of any administrative of enforcement provisions included within said Act, Governmental Regulations concerning the same or any amendments to said Act or Governmental Regulations. The Managing Committee is hereby authorized to present the above Code for the Wood Flour Industry, as approved, to the National Recovery Administration. Approved at a meeting of the Industry held on August 25, 1933, by the following members of the Industry: 1 GAMBLE MFG. Co., 1.Approval by telegram. T aoo11W,, Wash. E. I. DU PoNT DE NEMOURS & Co., INc., Wivrmington, Del. JORN C. HooRNBECK & SoN, N apanooh, N.Y. LUMBER Br-PRODUCTS Co., INc. , BECKER-MOORE & Co., INo., Buffalo, N.Y. N. Ton awanda, N.Y. 0

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