To Amend the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act: Hearings Before a Subcommittee...on S. 3920 and S. 3925...May 13 and 14, 1940
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accordance Act is hereby additional administration amended amount applicable appropriation authorized base basis beginning benefits bill Board Board finds calendar Chairman claims collected committee compensation Congress contribution cost course court credited daily day of unemployment deemed determined district earned effect employed employee established expenses experience fact fiscal follows fund further hereby amended increase individual interest July June 30 Latimer less liberalization matter maximum means ment month necessary officer paid payable payment percent performed persons prescribe present present act president pursuant question Railroad Unemployment Insurance Railway Labor reasonable receive record reduced referred registration period regulations remuneration representative respect scale Secretary Senator GURNEY Senator MINTON statement subsection term thereof tion Treasury unemployed unemployment compensation Unemployment Insurance Act United wages waiting period weekly weeks
Page 22 - SEC. 904. (a) There is hereby established in the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the "Unemployment Trust Fund," hereinafter in this title called the "Fund.
Page 24 - Board shall have jurisdiction to issue to such person an order requiring such person to appear before the Board, its member, agent, or agency, there to produce evidence if so ordered, or there to give testimony touching the matter under investigation or in question; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by said court as a contempt thereof.
Page 32 - He does not belong to a grade or class of workers of which, immediately before the commencement of the stoppage, there were members employed at the premises at which the stoppage occurs, any of whom are participating in or financing or directly interested in the dispute.
Page 24 - ... no individual shall be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter, or thing concerning which he is compelled, after having claimed his privilege against self-incrimination, to testify or produce evidence, except that such individual so testifying shall not be exempt from prosecution and punishment for perjury committed in so testifying.
Page 31 - Whenever any person is required to collect or withhold any internal revenue tax from any other person and to pay over such tax to the United States, the amount of tax so collected or withheld shall be held to be a special fund in trust for the United States.
Page 32 - ... (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 refrain from joining any bona fide labor organization...
Page 19 - Unless a review or an appeal is had pursuant to this subsection, the decision of a district board or of an intermediate reviewing body shall, subject to such regulations as the Board may prescribe, be deemed to be the final decision of the Board. (e) In any proceeding other than a court proceeding, upon a claim for benefits, the rules of evidence prevailing in courts of law or equity shall not be controlling...
Page 17 - ... (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...
Page 19 - Upon such filing the court shall cause notice thereof to be served upon such person, and thereupon shall have jurisdiction of the proceeding and of the question determined therein, and shall have power to grant such temporary relief or restraining order as it deems just and proper...