Amending the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eighty Fourth Congress, First Session, on S. 18 [and Others] ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - Labor - 2038 pages
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Page 1623 - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Page 1341 - Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938". FINDING AND DECLARATION OF POLICY SEC. 2. (a) The Congress hereby finds that the existence, in industries engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce, of labor conditions detrimental to the maintenance of the minimum standard of living necessary for health, efficiency, and general wellbeing of workers...
Page 1628 - Hourly earnings exclude premium pay for overtime and for work on weekends, holidays, and late shifts.
Page 1801 - ... (14) any employee employed as a seaman on a vessel other than an American vessel; or "(15) any employee employed in planting or tending trees, cruising, surveying, or felling timber, or In preparing or transporting logs or other forestry products to the mill, processing plant, railroad, or other transportation terminal, if the number of employees employed by his employer in such forestry or lumbering operations does not exceed twelve...
Page 1341 - ... labor conditions detrimental to the maintenance of the minimum standard of living necessary for health, efficiency, and general wellbeing of workers (1) causes commerce and the channels and instrumentalities of commerce to be used to spread and perpetuate such labor conditions among the workers of the several States; (2) burdens commerce and the free flow of goods in commerce...
Page 1824 - The Administrator, to the extent necessary in order to prevent curtailment of opportunities for employment, shall by regulations or by orders provide for (1) the employment of learners, of apprentices, and of messengers employed...
Page 1376 - The community is not bound to provide what is in effect a subsidy for unconscionable employers. The community may direct its law-making power to correct the abuse which springs from their selfish disregard of the public interest.
Page 1796 - ... but these provisions shall not limit either the authority of the master or other officer or the obedience of the seamen when in the judgment of the master or other officer the whole or any part of the crew are needed for...
Page 1431 - ... economic structure of society and, in any case, that it casts on every taxpayer, and on government itself, the burden of solving the problems of poverty, subsistence, health and morals of large numbers in the community. Because of their nature and extent these are public problems. A generation ago they were for the individual to solve ; today they are the burden of the nation.