National Economic Conversion Commission: Hearings...88-2...May 25 and June 22, 1964

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Page 151 - The Subcommittee on Employment and Manpower of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare conducted hearings in 1963 on the problems of reconversion.
Page 4 - The Commission shall have power to appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as it deems advisable, in accordance with the provisions of the civil-service laws and the Classification Act of 1949, as amended.
Page 100 - An ultimate goal of the United States is a world which is free from the scourge of war and the dangers and burdens of armaments; in which the use of force has been subordinated to the rule of law; and 1 Senate Report No.
Page 46 - The Committee will be responsible for the review and coordination of activities In the various departments and agencies designed to Improve our understanding of the economic impact of defense expenditures and of changes either in the composition or in the total level of such expenditures. Federal outlays for defense are of such magnitude that they inevitably have major economic significance. In certain regions of the Nation and in certain communities they provide a significant share of total employment...
Page 66 - Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: 1.
Page 58 - This category includes costs of generalized long-range management planning which is concerned with the future overall development of the contractor's business and which may take into account the eventual possibility of economic dislocations or fundamental alterations in those markets in which the contractor currently does business.
Page 66 - ... persistent or substantial labor surplus, the Committee may make appropriate recommendations relative to that industry in lieu of recommendations relative to specific geographical areas. In such cases, after notice to and hearing of interested parties, the Director of the Office of Emergency Planning will give consideration to appropriate measures applicable to the entire industry.
Page 4 - The Commission may procure, without regard to the civil service laws and ^ the classification laws, temporary and intermittent services to the same extent as ^ is authorized for the departments by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (60 .|, Stat.
Page 4 - The Commission is authorized to secure directly from any executive department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, independent establishment, or instrumentality information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics for the...
Page 64 - On the other hand, when unemployment develops in certain areas, unemployment compensation costs increase and plants, tools, and workers' skills remain idle and unable to contribute to our defense program. 2. Purpose. It is the purpose of this Defense Manpower Policy No. 4 to direct attention to the potentialities of areas of persistent or substantial labor surplus, hereafter referred to as labor surplus areas, for the placement of procurement contracts or the location of new plants or facilities,...

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