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Proposed code of fair competition for the circular rayon knitting industry

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Title:
Proposed code of fair competition for the circular rayon knitting industry
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United States -- National Recovery Administration
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
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U.S. Gov. Printing Office.
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English
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2 p. : ; 23 cm.

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Rayon -- Law and legislation -- United States ( lcsh )
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Federal Government Publication ( MARCTGM )

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"Registry No. 255-1-01"

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University of Florida
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This item is a work of the U.S. federal government and not subject to copyright pursuant to 17 U.S.C. §105.
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63654359 ( OCLC )
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Registry No. 255-1-01


NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION



PROPOSED CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
FOR THE


CIRCULAR RAYON KNITTING


INDUSTRY

AS SUBMITTED ON AUGUST 31, 1933


The Code for the Circular Rayon Knitting! 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 ale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. -, Price 5 cents


































SUBMITrrED BY

ASSOCIATION OF RAYON CIRCULAR KNIT FABRIC MANUFACTURERS,
INC.
(II)












PROPOSED CODE FOR THE CIRCULAR RAYON KNITTING
INDUSTRY

To effectuate the policy of Title 1 of the National Industrial Re-
covery Act. during the period of the emergency by reducing and
relieving unemployment, and improving the standards of labor, the
following provisions are established as a code for the Circular Rayon
Knitting Industry:
I. The term Circular Rayon Knitting Industry as used herein
is defined to be the manufacture of fabrics or cloths from rayon or
other synthetic yarns in the grege or finished state-for sale as such-
by the use of circular knitting equipment. It specifically does not in-
clude those manufacturers who knit for their own use rayon or
synthetic cloths or fabrics incidental to manufacture of underwear
or other finished garments.
II. The term "effective date as used herein is defined to be on
the fourteenth clay after this code shall have been approved by the
President.
III. The term employees" as used herein shall include all per-
sons working for wages and excepts those employees who serve in
executive, administrative, supervisory, sales, and technical capacities.
IV. On and after the effective date the following conditions shall
govern employment in the Circular Ra.yon Knitting Industry:
(a) The maximum hours of labor for employees shall be forty
per week, subject to the flexible provision that the average hours
worked per week by any individual employee shall not exceed the
established maximum when figured over a period of four weeks.
(b) Inasmuch as this code now proposes in clause (a) next pre-
ceding, to establish a uniform practice of forty hours maximum
employment for employees, no employee after the effective date shall
receive for the forty-hour period of work less compensation than
was, or would have been received by said employee for forty-eight
hours of labor when paid at the rates prevailing as of May 1, 1933;
and on and after the effective date the minimum wage which shall
be paid to employees in the Circular Rayon Knitting Industry, with-
out respect to the method or basis of wage payment, shall be at the
rate of $13.00 per week for forty hours of labor-except apprentices
during a period limited to six weeks shall be paid at the rate of 85%
of the minimum wage specified herein.
V. No person under sixteen years of age shall be employed.
VI. As required by Section 7 (a) of Title 1 of the National Indus-
trial Recovery Act, the following provisions are conditions of the
code:
1. That employees shall have the right to organize and bargain
collectively thru representatives of their own choosing, and shall
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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 pur-
pose 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 organ-
ization 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."
VII. This code imposes no restrictions on machine hours.
VIII. The compamnes signing applications attached to this code
hereby agree to furnish such information or returns as may be re-
quired by the Administrator of the National Industrial Recovery
Act to substantiate their compliance with the provisions contained
herein.




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I SUBMITTED BY .ASSOCIATION OF RAYON CIRCULAR KNIT FABRIC MANUFACTURERS, INC. (II)

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PROPOSED CODE FOR THE CIRCULAR RA YON KNITTING INDUSTRY To effe tuate the policy of Title 1 of the ational Indu. trial Re-overy Act during the period of the emergency by re iucing and relievino unemployment, and improving the tandard of labor the following provi ion are e tabli hed as a code for the Circular Rayon Knitting Industry: I. The term "Circular Rayon Knitting Indu try" as u ed herein is defined to be the manufacture of fabrics or cloths from rayon or other synthetic yarns in the grege or finished state-for ale a uchby the use of circular knitting equipment. It specifically doe not in clude those manufacturers who knit for their own u se rayon or synthetic cloths or fabrics incidental to manufacture of underwear or other finished garments. II. The term " effective date " as used herein i defined to be on the fourteenth day after this code shall have been approved by the President. III. The term "employees" as used herein shall include all persons working for wages and excepts those employees who serve in executive, administrative, supervisory, sales, and technical capacities. IV. On and after the effective date the following conditions shall govern employment in the Circular Rayon Knitting Industry: (a) The maximum hours of labor for employees shall be forty per week, subject to the flexible provision that the average hours worked per week by any individual employee shall not exceed the establi shed maximum when figured over a period of four week . (b) Inasmuch as this code now propo e s in clause (a) next pre ceding, to establish a uniform practice of forty hours maximum employment for employees, no employee after the effective date hall receive for the forty-hour period of work less compensation than was, or would have been received by said employee for forty-eight hour of labor when paid at the rates prevailing as of May 1, 1933; and on and after the effective date the minimum wage which shall be paid to employees in the Circular Rayon Knitting Industry, without respect to the method or basis of wage payment, shall be at the rate of $13.00 per week for forty hours of labor-except apprentice during a period limited to ix weeks shall be paid at the rate of 85% of the minimum wage specified herein. V. No person under sixteen years of age hall be employed. VI. As required by Section 7 (a) of Title 1 of the National Industrial Recovery Act, the following provisions are conditions of the code: " 1. That employees shall have the right to organize and bargain collectively thru representatives of their own choo ing, and hall 9722-33 (1)

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2 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 organization 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." VII. This code imposes no restrictions on machine hours . VIII. The companies signing applications attached to this code hereby agree to furnish such information or returns as may be required by the Administrator of the National Industrial Recovery Act to substantiate their compliance with the provisions contained herei n . 0


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