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H. R. 6537, 6539, 7054, 8857, and 8585

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JUNE 8, 9, 10, AND 11, 1954
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DANIEL A. REED, New York, Chairman THOMAS A. JENKINS, Ohio

JERE COOPER, Tennessen RICHARD M. SIMPSON, Pennsylvania JOHN D, DINGELL, Michigan ROBERT W. KEAN, New Jersey

WILBUR D. MILLS, Arkansas CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska

NOBLE J. GREGORY, Kentucky NOAH M. MASON, Illinois

A. SIDNEY CAMP, Georgia THOMAS E. MARTIN, Iowa

AIME J. FORAND, Rhode Island HAL HOLMES, Washington

HERMAN P. EBERHARTER, Pennsylvania JOHN W. BYRNES, Wisconsin

CECIL R. KING, California
ANGIER L. GOODWIN, Massachusetts THOMAS J. O'BRIEN, Illinois
ANTONI N. SADLAK, Connecticut

HALE BOGGS, Louisiana
HOWARD H. BAKER, Tennessee
THOMAS B. CURTIS, Missouri
VIOTOR A. KNOX, Michigan
JAMES B. UTT, California

RUSSELI. E. TRAIN, Clerk
TROS. A. MARTIN, Assistant Clerk
LEO H. IRWIN, Minority Adviser

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CONTENTS

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H. R. 6537. A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide unemploy-

ment insurance for Federal civilian employees, and for other purposes

(Mr. Forand)

1

H. R. 6539. A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide unemploy-

ment insurance for Federal civilian employees, and for other purposes

(Mr. Mason)

5

H. R. 7054. A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide unemploy-

ment insurance for Federal civilian employees, and for other purposes

(Mr. Dingell)

8

H. R. 8585. A bill to assist in alleviating the effects of unemployment

resulting from Federal tariff or trade policy by establishing a temporary

program of supplementary grants for States which provide for liberaliza-

tion of their unemployment compensation payments to persons

unemployed because of Federal tariff or trade policy (Mr. Baker).

11

H. R. 8857. A bill to extend and improve the unemployment compensa-

tion program (Mr. Reed of New York).

1

Statement of-

Biemiller, Andrew J., national legislative committee, American

Federation of Labor.

158

Bolling, Hon. Richard, a Representative in Congress from the

State of Missouri..

282

Booth, Philip, Chief, Division of Program Policy and Legislation,

Unemployment Insurance Service, Bureau of Employment Security,

Department of Labor.

21, 79

Brown, Newell, chairman, legislative committee, Interstate Confer-

ence of Employment Security Agencies.-

134

Buchanan, Hon. Vera, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Pennsylvania -

282

Campbell, James A., president, American Federation of Government

Employees.--

169

Carey, James B., secretary-treasurer, Congress of Industrial Organi-

zations..

218

Cliffe, Frank, vice president, H. J. Heinz Co., Pittsburgh, Pa., repre-

senting United States Chamber of Commerce.

124

Cruikshank, Nelson, director, social insurance activities, American

Federation of Labor.-

158

Dempsey, Hon. John J., a Representative in Congress from the State
of New Mexico..

283

Dirr, Peter G., chairman, social-security committee, Commerce and

Industry Association of New York, Inc.

190

Ducoff, Louis J., Assistant Chief, Farm Population and Rural Life

Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture- 103

Edelman, John W., representing the Textile Workers Union of

America

261

Ellickson, Mrs. Katherine P., research and education department,
Congress of Industrial Organizations..

218

Emmons, Blyth, representing National Small Businessmen's Asso-

ciation...

211

Falk, Ernest, manager, Northwest Horticultural Council, Yakima,

Wash,

120

Findley, A. R., representing National Retail Dry Goods Association.. 185
Fraser, Samuel, executive vice president, the International Apple
Association,

215

Frates, George H., representing National Association of Retail Drug-

gists..

181

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Statement of—Continued

Garmatz, Hon. Edward A., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Maryland..

285
Granahan, Hon. William T., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Pennsylvania.

287
Hain, Elwood, representing United Gas, Coke, Chemical Workers of
America, CÍO.

150
Hallbeck, E. C., legislative representative, National Federation of
Post Office Clerks -

184
Howell, Hon. Charles R., a Representative in Congress from the State
of New Jersey ---

288

Jacobs, W. H., secretary, Rail Steel Bar Association.

188

Kee, Hon. Elizabeth, a Representative in Congress from the State of

West Virginia

284

Kennedy, Thomas, vice president, United Mine Workers of America -- 145

Keys, James E., executive director, National Society of Public

Accountants

193

Kile, Elton, president, National Associated Businessmen.

181

Lane, Hon. Thomas J., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Massachusetts -

289

Larson, Hon. Arthur, Under Secretary of Labor..

26, 46, 79

Lesinski, Hon. John, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Michigan..

291

Lopez, Leonard, representing International Association of Machinists. 174
MacDuffee, T. C., general president, Master Barbers and Beauticians
of America -

166

McCurry, John C., representing Conference of State Manufacturers
Associations

199

Macy, John W., Jr., Executive Director, Civil Service Commission. 115

Maddock, Charles S., representing the Council of State Chambers of

Commerce

207

Magee, Elizabeth S., general secretary, National Consumers League, 195
Marshall

, John, president, Local No. 401, United Gas, Coke, Chemical

Workers of America, CIO..

150

Mollohan, Hon. Robert H., a Representative in Congress from th
State of West Virginia --

292

Munro, Howard E., legislative representative, Central Labor Union,

and Metal Trades Council of Panama Canal Zone..

179

Murray, Merrill G., assistant to the Director, Bureau of Employment
Security, Department of Labor..

21, 79

National Association of Manufacturers.

186

Packard, Arthur J., president, Packard Hotels Co., Mount Vernon,

Ohio.

191

Pelly, Hon. Thomas M., a Representative in Congress from the Stace
of Washington.--

145

Perkins, Hon. Carl D., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Kentucky-

294

Prisock, Robert, executive director, Mississippi Employment Security
Commission

189
Rohrlich, George F., Chief, Division of Actuarial and Financial Serv-

ices, Bureau of Employment Security, Department of Labor ---

Rooney, Hon. John J., à Representative in Congress from the State

of New York..

295

Ryan, William H., representing International Association of Ma-
chinists.-

174
Schmidt, Dr. Emerson P., director of research, United States Cham-
ber of Commerce

124
Steward, Luther C., president, National Federation of Federal Em-
ployees

103
Sullivan, Hon. Leonor K. (Mrs. John B.), a Representative in Con-
gress from the State of Missouri.

143
Turnbull, Don M., executive secretary, American Poultry and Hatch-
ery Federation

197
Walters, Thomas G., operations director, Government Employees
Council, AFL.

177
Weaver, C. I., president, Ohio Chamber of Commerce..

184

21,

79

194

150

115

Statement of Continued

Wells, Oris V., Administrator of Agricultural Marketing Service,

Department of Agriculture.

Williamson, John Č., secretary-counsel, Realtors' Washington Com-

mittee, National Association of Real Estate Boards -
Wilson, Homer, president, Local No. 407, United Gas, Coke, Chemical

Workers of America, CIO.--

Young, Hon. Philip, Chairman, Civil Service Commission.

Additional data submitted to the committee by-

Civil Service Commission:

Letter of May 10, 1954, from Philip Young, Chairman.

Letter of June 8, 1954, from Philip Young, Chairman.

Congress of Industrial Organizations:

Excerpt dealing with unemployment insurance from the report

of the resolutions committee adopted by the 20th annual con-

ference on labor legislation ---

Excerpts from the Economic Report of the President.

Excerpts from the statement of the Joint Committee on the Eco-

nomic Report---

Experience rating, statement in answer to question by Congress-

man Curtis of Missouri...

Exhibit No. 1–Unemployment insurance

Exhibit No. 2—Excerpt from CIO analysis of the proposed

Senate bill 1239, introduced by State Senator Teahen in

the Michigan Legislature, 1954.--

How the Minority Rules in the States, article from Economic

Outlook, CIO, August 1953.--

Lester, Prof. Richard, statement prepared by, in support of reso-

lution on benefit ceilings, adopted by Federal Advisory Council

on Employment Security, January 26, 1954..

Table 1.-Maximum weekly benefit amount and ratio to

average weekly wages of covered workers, 1939 and 1953.

Table 2.- Proportion of weeks compensated and claimants

eligible for the maximum weekly benefit amount, calendar

years 1939 and 1952; and 12-month period ending Septem-

ber 30, 1953.--

Letter from Secretary of Labor James P. Mitchell

Official CIO policy-unemployment insurance and the employ-

ment service..
Statement of public members of the Committee on Intergovern-

mental Relations of the Federal Advisory Council.

Summary tables on maximum weekly benefit and duration pro-

visions..

Table 1.- Distribution of number of States and covered

employment (1952) by basic maximum weekly benefit

amount, December 1939, 1945, and 1953_,

Table 2.—Maximum weekly benefit amount and ratio to

average weekly wages of covered workers, 1939 and 1953-

Table 3.- Proportion of weeks compensated and claimants

eligible for the maximum weekly benefit amount, calendar

years 1939 and 1952; and 12-month period ending Septem-

ber 30, 1953

Table 4.–States arrayed by percentage of insured claimants

eligible for maximum weekly benefit, 12-month period

ending September 30, 1953---

Table 5.—Maximum weekly benefit amount, 1939 and 1953,

and as estimated at alternative percentages of average

weekly wages in covered employment, 1952, by State---

Table 6.-Percentage increase in average weekly wages,

1939–52, and in maximum basic weekly benefit, December

1939–December 1953.----

Table 7.-Summary of duration provisions, December 1949

228

258

and 1953..

Table 8.—Number of claimants exhausting wage credits and

ratio to first payments, by State, calendar years 1949,

1950, 1953..

Table 9.—Computation of weekly benefit amount.

245

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