Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1948: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eightieth Congress, Second Session, on Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1948, and H. Con. Res. 131, a Concurrent Resolution Against Adoption of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of January 19, 1948. Feb. 27 and 28, 1948

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Considers transfer of U.S. Employment Service and Bureau of Employment Security to DOL.

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Page 6 - ... conditions under which there will be afforded useful employment opportunities, including self-employment, for those able, willing, and seeking to work, and to promote maximum employment, production, and purchasing power.
Page 8 - 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 157 - Government; (3) to increase the efficiency of the operations of the Government to the fullest extent practicable; (4) to group, coordinate, and consolidate agencies and functions of the Government, as nearly as may be, according to major purposes...
Page 14 - ... (1) to promote the better execution of the laws, the more effective management of the executive branch of the Government and of its agencies and functions, and the expeditious administration of the public business; (2) to reduce expenditures and promote economy, to the fullest extent consistent with the efficient operation of the Government...
Page 23 - To keep the President informed of the progress of activities by agencies of the Government with respect to work proposed, work actually initiated, and work completed, together with the relative timing of work between the several agencies of the Government — all to the end that the work programs of the several agencies of the executive branch of the Government may be coordinated and that the moneys appropriated by the Congress may be expended in the most economical manner possible with the least...
Page 192 - ... 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 refrain from joining any bona fide labor organization, 6.
Page 236 - Chairman may delegate such authority to an executive secretary who shall be appointed by him and who shall thereupon be the Chief of the Veterans' Employment Service of the United States Employment Service.
Page 235 - Act" means the Act of June 6, 1933, as amended (48 Stat. 113) , and all rules, regulations, and standards promulgated thereunder. (b) "State" includes the several States, the District of Columbia, Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Page 236 - No person shall be referred to a position the filling of which will aid directly or indirectly in filling a job which (1) is vacant because the former occupant is on strike or is being locked out in the course of a labor dispute, or (2) the filling of which is an issue in a labor dispute.
Page 157 - Act, or abolishing said government or all said functions. (b) No provision contained in a reorganization plan shall take effect unless the plan is transmitted to the Congress before April 1, 1953.

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