Amendment to Increase the Minimum Wage .. Hearings ... June 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, and 30, 1955.84-1
1955 - 1197 pages
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75 cents adjustment American amount average hourly earnings BAILEY believe bill Bureau of Labor cents an hour certainly Chairman BARDEN changes committee competition Congress consideration correct cost coverage covered Department dollar economy effect employed employees employment establishments exemption fact factors Fair Labor Standards February Federal figures give going Government Governor Muņoz Gwinn higher hour impact included income increase industry Labor LARSON legislation less living low-wage lumber manufacturing March mean men's million mills minimum wage operations paid percent period plants present problem profits Puerto Rico question raise reason regions represent result rise ROOSEVELT sawmills SCHNITZLER South southern standard statement Statistics survey Table textile thing tion trying union United wood workers
Page 572 - Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938". FINDING AND DECLARATION OF POLICY SEC. 2. (a) The Congress hereby finds that the existence, in industries engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce, of labor conditions detrimental to the maintenance of the minimum standard of living necessary for health, efficiency, and general wellbeing of workers (1) causes commerce and the channels and instrumentalities of commerce to be used to spread and perpetuate such labor conditions...
Page 365 - The Administrator, to the extent necessary in order to prevent curtailment of opportunities for employment, shall by regulations or by orders provide for (1) the employment of learners, of apprentices...
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Page 521 - The staff of the Subcommittee on Low-Income Families of the Joint Committee on the Economic Report...
Page 16 - STATEMENT OF HON. BARRATT O'HARA, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF ILLINOIS Mr. O'HARA.
Page 529 - (15) any employee employed in planting or tending trees, cruising, surveying, or felling timber, or in preparing or transporting logs or other forestry products to the mill, processing plant, railroad, or other transportation terminal, if the number of employees employed by his employer In such forestry or lumbering operations does not exceed twelve.
Page 498 - Act an employee shall be deemed to have been engaged in the production of goods if such employee was employed in producing, manufacturing, mining, handling, transporting, or in any other manner working on such goods, or in any closely related process or occupation directly essential to the production thereof, in any State.
Page 483 - ... (vol. 2, p. 57). The children of low-income families suffer the most from the lack of adequate medical care resulting from poverty. According to the Report of the President's Commission on the Health Needs of the Nation...