Federal Fair Employment Practice Act
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Special Subcommittee on Fair Employment Practice Act
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - African Americans - 583 pages
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Page 520 - All members pledge themselves to take joint and separate action in cooperation with the organization for the achievement of the purposes set forth in Article 55.
Page 2 - The Board is empowered, as hereinafter provided, to prevent any person from engaging in any unfair labor practice (listed in section 8) affecting commerce. This power [shall be exclusive and] shall not be affected by any other means of adjustment or prevention that has been or may be established by agreement, law, or otherwise...
Page 4 - Board, on the ground that the testimony or evidence required of him may tend to incriminate him or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture; but 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 selfincrimination...
Page 4 - Board for such purposes, may administer oaths and affirmations, examine witnesses, and receive evidence. Such attendance of witnesses and the production of such evidence may be required from any place in the United States or any Territory or possession thereof, at any designated place of hearing.
Page 1 - A vacancy in the commission shall not impair the right of the remaining commissioners to exercise all the powers of the commission.
Page 3 - 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, and to make and enter upon the pleadings, testimony, and proceedings set forth in such transcript a decree enforcing, modifying, and enforcing as so modified, or setting aside in whole or in part the order of the commission.
Page 4 - A copy of such petition shall be forthwith served upon the Board, and thereupon the aggrieved party shall file in the court a transcript...
Page 4 - ... forfeiture; but 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 520 - With a view to the creation of conditions of stability and well-being which are necessary for peaceful and friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples, the United Nations shall promote: a. higher standards of living, full employment, and conditions of economic and social progress and development; b.