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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE
SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE

UNITED STATES SENATE
EIGHTY-FOURTH CONGRESS
SECOND SESSION

ON

S. 662
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938 TO
ESTABLISH A $1.25 MINIMUM HOURLY WAGE, AND FOR OTHER

PURPOSES

S. 770
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938, AS
AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

S. 1127
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938, AS

AMENDED

S. 1288
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938 TO
INCLUDE IN THE DEFINITION OF "AGRICULTURE" THE MAINTENANCE
AND OPERATION OF DITCHES. CANALS, RESERVOIRS, AND

WATERWAYS
WHEN MAINTAINED AND OPERATED FOR FARMING PURPOSES, AND

FOR OTHER PURPOSES

S. 1437
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT BY CLARIFYING
THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE," AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

S. 1447
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT SO AS TO
CLARIFY THE MEANING OF THE TERM "OUTSIDE BUYER OF POULTRY,
EGGS; CREAM, OR MILK IN THEIR RAW OR NATURAL STATE"

S. 2404
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938, AS

AMENDED

S. 2748
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938, AS
AMENDED, TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR EMPLOYEES OF LARGE

RETAIL
ESTABLISHMENTS WÄOSE ACTIVITIES AFFECT INTERSTATE COM-

MESF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

S. 2963
A BILL TO AMEND TE TAR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938, AS
AMENDED, TO EXEMPT

HOME WORKERS IN RURAL AREAS FROM THE
MINIMUM WAGE AND MAXIMUM HOURS PROVISIONS OF THAT ACT IN

CERTAIN CASES

S. 3310
A BILL TO AMEND THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938, AS
AMENDED, TO PROVIDE GREATER COVERAGE FOR EMPLOYEES OF
FOOD INDUSTRIES WHOSE

ACTIVITIES AFFECT INTERSTATE COM-
MERCE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MAY 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, AND 18, 1956

Printed for the use of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

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COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE

LISTER HILL, Alabama, Chairman
JAMES E. MURRAY, Montana

H. ALEXANDER SMITH. New Jersey
MATTHEW M. NEELY, West Virginia IRVING M. IVES, New York
PAUL H. DOUGLAS, Illinois

WILLIAM A. PURTELL, Connecticut
HERBERT H. LEHMAN, New York

BARRY M. GOLDWATER, Arizona JOHN F. KENNEDY, Massachusetts

GEORGE H. BENDER, Ohio
PAT MCNAMARA, Michigan

GORDON ALLOTT, Colorado
STEWART E. MCCLURE, Staj Director

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PAUL H. DOUGLAS, Illinois, Chairman
MATTHEW M. NEELY, West Virginia H. ALEXANDER SMITH, New Jersey
JOHN F. KENNEDY, Massachusetts BARRY M. GOLDWATER, Arizona

John S. FORSYTHE, General Counsel to the Committee

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CONTENTS

Text of-

Pago

S. 662

3

S. 770.

7

S. 1127

9

S. 1288.

10

S. 1437

10

S. 1447

10

Amendment to S. 1447.

319

S. 2404.

11

S. 2748.

12

S. 2963,

15

S. 3310...

15

Reports:

Department of the Interior on S. 2404.

11

Department of Labor on S. 2748....

14

Organization representations:

Allied States Association of Motion Picture Exhibitors.

188

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America..

284

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America. 236

American Association of University Women.

683

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations. 17,

24, 77, 91, 130, 134, 236, 654

American Life Convention --

634

American Meat Institute..

632

American Merchant Marine Institute, Inc.

617

American Pulpwood Association --

309

American Retail Federation..

163

American Trucking Associations, Inc..

321

American Veneer Package Association.-

696

Associated Industries of Oklahoma..

203

Associated Retail Bakers of America..

668

Associated Retailers of Omaha Nebr.

685

Brockbank Apparel Co., Salt Lake City, Utah.

681

Building Material Merchants of Georgia.

673, 674, 676, 677

C. S. Johns Jewelry Store, Berea, Ohio.

456

California Grape and Tree Fruit League..

628
Cape Fear Wood Corp., Conway, S. C...

601

Central Retail Feed Association.

459

Chamber of Commerce of the United States.

149

Charlotte Laundry, Inc., Charlotte, N. C.-

680

Chattahoochee Timber Sales, Inc., Columbus, Ga.

600

Clarksdale Printing Co., Clarksdale, Miss..

684

Colorado Retailers Association...

628

Communications Workers of America.

123

Corn Belt Livestock Feeders Association..

668

Craemers, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

677

Dairy Institute Committee

671

De Jarnette Supply Co., Atlanta, Ga..

674

Duncan Telephone Co., Davis, W. Va..

682

Easterling Co., Chicago, Ill..

681

Florida Lumber & Millwork Association, Orlando, Fla.

685

Florida State Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville, Fla.

613

Grain & Feed Dealers National Association.

624

Guam Legislature.

607
H. F. Pelphrey & Son, Rogers, Ark.

601

Harmon County Chamber of Commerce, Hollis, Okla.

669

Harris-Wilcox Timber Co., Inc., Laurel, Miss.

601

Hecht Co., Baitimore, Md.

673

Howland-Hughes Co., Waterbury, Conn..-

678

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