Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1949: Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, House of Representatives, Eight-first Congress, First Session, on H. Res. 301. Aug. 2, 3 and 4, 1949
United States. Congress. House Expenditures in the Executive Departments, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - 189 pages
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Page 173 - The purpose of the Department of Labor shall be to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions, and to advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
Page 150 - Act to any otherwise eligible individual for refusing to accept new work under any of the following conditions : (a) If the position offered is vacant due directly to a strike, lockout, or other labor dispute; (b) If the wages, hours, or other conditions of the work offered are substantially less favorable to the individual than those prevailing for similar work in the locality ; (c) If as a condition of being employed the individual would be required to join a company union or to resign from or...
Page 37 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress to promote economy, efficiency, and improved service in the transaction of the public business...
Page 130 - ... shall be referred to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be.
Page 130 - Such motion may be made only by a person favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported a resolution with respect to the same...
Page 3 - Prepared by the President and transmitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives in Congress assembled, April 24, 1958, pursuant to the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1949, approved June 20, 1949, as amended CIVILIAN MOBILIZATION SECTION 1.
Page 161 - Department to foster, promote, and develop the foreign and domestic commerce, the mining, manufacturing, shipping, and fishery industries, the labor interests, and the transportation facilities of the United States...
Page 10 - This can be provided by encouraging employers to provide more stable employment and by the systematic accumulation of funds during periods of employment to provide benefits for periods of unemployment, thus maintaining purchasing power and limiting the serious social consequences pf poor relief assistance.
Page 138 - Compensation Appeals Board of the Federal Security Agency, together with the functions thereof, is transferred to the Department of Labor. The functions of the Federal Security Administrator with respect to the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board are transferred to the Secretary of Labor.
Page 10 - The legislature, therefore, declares that in its considered judgment the public good, and the general welfare of the citizens of this State require the enactment of this measure, under the police powers of the State, for the compulsory setting aside of unemployment reserves to be used for the benefit of persons unemployed through no fault of their own.