Independent Offices Appropriation Bill for 1936: Hearings Before the Subcommittee ... in Charge of Independent Offices Appropriation Bill for 1936. Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935 - Budget - 406 pages

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Page 114 - It shall be the duty of all carriers, their officers, agents, and employees to exert every reasonable effort to make and maintain agreements concerning rates of pay, rules, and working conditions, and to settle all disputes, whether arising out of the application of such agreements or otherwise, in order to avoid any interruption to commerce or to the operation of any carrier growing out of any dispute between the carrier and the employees thereof.
Page 114 - Employees shall have the right to organize and bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing. The majority of any craft or class of employees shall have the right to determine who shall be the representative of the craft or class for the purposes of this Act.
Page 117 - Act, shall be handled in the usual manner up to and including the chief operating officer of the carrier designated to handle such disputes ; but, failing to reach an adjustment in this manner, the disputes may be referred by petition of the parties or by either party to the appropriate division of the Adjustment Board with a full statement of the facts and all supporting data bearing upon the disputes.
Page 119 - National Mediation Board," to be composed of three members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, not more than two of whom shall be of the same political party.
Page 119 - That no member appointed shall be pecuniarily or otherwise interested in any organization of employees or any carrier.
Page 125 - At the expiration of ten days from the decision of the district court upon exceptions taken to said award as aforesaid judgment shall be entered in accordance with said decision, unless during said ten days either party shall appeal therefrom to the circuit court of appeals. In such case only such portion of the record shall be transmitted to the appellate court as is necessary to the proper understanding and consideration of the questions of law presented by said exceptions and to be decided.
Page 188 - All public laws granting medical or hospital treatment, domiciliary care, compensation and other allowances, pensions, disability allowance, or retirement pay to veterans and the dependents of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection, and...
Page 114 - All disputes between a carrier or carriers and its or their employees shall be considered, and, if possible, decided, with all expedition in conference between representatives designated and authorized so to confer, respectively, by the carrier or carriers, and by the employees thereof interested in the dispute.
Page 118 - If the petitioner shall finally prevail he shall be allowed a reasonable attorney's fee, to be taxed and collected as a part of the costs of the suit.
Page 279 - Act, 1935,3 provides that it shall be the duty of the Interstate Commerce Commission to regulate common and contract carriers by motor vehicle as provided in that act, and that "to that end the Commission may establish reasonable requirements with respect to * * • qualifications and maximum hours of service of employees, and safety of operation and equipment".

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