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SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR 1964

HEARINGS 4.5. Congress. House. COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS OM ON UN

BEFORE THE

Copy

OF THE

SECOND SESSION

ON

H.R. 1678 and H.R. 6088
BILLS TO PROVIDE WAGE STANDARDS FOR PERSONS ENGAGED
BY FEDERAL CONTRACTORS OR SUBCONTRACTORS TO FUR-
NISH SERVICES OR MAINTENANCE WORK TO FEDERAL AGEN-

CIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

HEARINGS HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C.,
JANUARY 27, 29, 30, AND MARCH 16, 1964

Printed for the use of the Committee on Education and Labor

ADAM C. POWELL, Chairman

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COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR

ADAM C. POWELL, New York, Chairman CARL D. PERKINS, Kentucky

PETER H. B. FRELINGHUYSEN, New Jersey PHIL M. LANDRUM, Georgia

WILLIAM H. AYRES, Ohio EDITH GREEN, Oregon

ROBERT P. GRIFFIN, Michigan JAMES ROOSEVELT, California

ALBERT H. QUIE, Minnesota FRANK THOMPSON, JR., New Jersey CHARLES E. GOODELL, New York ELMER J. HOLLAND, Pennsylvania

DONALD C. BRUCE, Indiana JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania

JOHN M. ASHBROOK, Ohio ROMAN C. PUCINSKI, Ilinois

DAVE MARTIN, Nebraska DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey ALPHONZO BELL, California JOHN BRADEMAS, Indiana

M. G. (GENE) SNYDER, Kentucky JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan

PAUL FINDLEY, Mlinois
RALPH J. SCOTT, North Carolina

ROBERT TAFT, JR., Ohio
HUGH L. CAREY, New York
AUGUSTUS F. HAWKINS, California
CARLTON R. SICKLES, Maryland
SAM GIBBONS, Florida
THOMAS P. GILL, Hawaii
GEORGE E. BROWN, JR., California

LOUISE MAXIENNE DARGANS, Chief Clerk

RUSSELL C. DERRICKSON, Staff Director
Dr. DEBORAH PARTRIDGE WOLFE, Education Chief
LEON ABRAMSON, Chief Counsel for Labor-Management

PHILIP R. RODGERS, Minority Clerk and Counsel
CHARLES W. RADCLIFFE, Minority Counsel for Education

SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR

FRANK THOMPSON, JR., New Jersey, Chairman JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan

ROBERT P. GRIFFIN, Michigan RALPH J. SCOTT, North Carolina

JOHN M. ASHBROOK, Ohio HUGH L CAREY, New York

ROBERT TAFT, JR., Ohio CARLTON R. SICKLES, Maryland

ROBERT E. MCCORD, Director

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CORICRESSI
HEARINGS, PS AND REPORTS

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CONTENTS

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Hearings held in Washington, D.C.:

January 27, 1964.-

January 29, 1964.

January 30, 1964.

March 16, 1964..

Text of bills:

H.R. 1678.

H.R. 6088.

Statement of —

Holland, Chaz, Chief of Labor Relations, USAF; accompanied by

Col. H. J. Dumont, Chief, Contract Methods Branch, USAF;

Karl E. Johnson, contracting officer, Fort Wayne, Detroit, Mich.;

L. W. Hockheimer, Continental Army Command, Procurement

Policy Control; Frank Capps, Director, Operations Division, Office

of Buildings Management, Public Buildings Service, General Services

Administration; and Herman Moore, Chief, Contractual Services

Branch, Operations Division, Office of Buildings Management,

Public Buildings Service, General Services Administration.

McCart, John A.,, operations director, Government Employes'

Council of the AFL-ČIO..

McGahey, James C., international president, accompanied by Winston

L. Livingston, general counsel, United Plant Guard Workers of

America (independent), Detroit, Mich..

Meiklejohn, Kenneth A., legislative representative, AFL-CIO.--

Pelly, Hon. Thomas M., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Washington..

Peterson, Hon. Esther, Assistant Secretary of Labor; accompanied by

Seth Zinman, Solicitor's Office, and Miss Carol Cox, Solicitor's

Office, U.S. Department of Labor....

Sullivan, David, president, Building Service Employees International

Union, AFL-C10; accompanied by Thomas R. Donahue, assistant

to Mr. Sullivan; and Aaron Benenson, Esq., counsel, Building

Service Employees International Union, AFL-ČIO..

Statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.:

McCart, John A., operations director, Government Employes'

Council of the AFL-CIO, prepared statement of...

McGahey, James C., international president, United Plant Guard

Workers of America:

Appendix A..

Invitation, bid, and award..

Supplement to statement, dated March 6, 1964.

Meiklejohn, Kenneth A., legislative representative, AFL-CIO, letter

to Chairman Thompson, dated April 15, 1964.-

Peterson, Hon. Esther, Assistant Secretary of Labor:

Executive order by President John F. Kennedy..

Statement of.

Tobriner, Walter N., President, Board of Commissioners, District of

Columbia, letter to Chairman Powell, dated March 26, 1964.-----

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SERVICE CONTRACTS ACT OF 1963

MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1964

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR
OF THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR,

Washington, D.C. The subcommittee met at 10:10 a.m., pursuant to call, in room 429, Cannon Building, Hon. James G. O'Hara presiding:

Present: Representatives O'Hara, Sickles, and Griffin.

Staff members present: Dr. Deborah P. Wolfe, education chief; Robert E. McCord, director; and Philip R. Rodgers, minority counsel for labor.

Mr. O'HARA. The Special Subcommittee on Labor will be in order.

The purpose of the meeting today and the hearings that will be conducted over the next week or two is to consider two bills introduced by me, H.R. 1678 and H.R. 6088. If there is no objection, I would ask that the bills be printed in the record of the hearings at this point.

(The bills referred to follow :)

(H.R. 1678, 88th Cong., 2d sess.) A BILL To provide wage standards for persons engaged by Federal contractors or

subcontractors to furnish services or maintenance work to Federal agencies, and for other purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the “Service Contracts Act of 1962”.

SEC. 2. As used in this Act :

(a) The phrase "contract which provides for the furnishing of services, including janitorial, custodial, or cleaning services, or maintenance work to a Federal agency” shall include all such contracts except

(1) contracts subject to either the Act of March 3, 1931 (46 Stat. 1494), as amended, or the Act of June 30, 1936 (49 Stat. 2036), as amended;

(2) contracts for the carriage of freight or personnel by vessel, airplane, bus, truck, express, or railway line where published tariff rates are in effect;

(3) contracts for the furnishing of services by radio, telephone, telegraph, or cable companies, subject to the Communications Act of 1934 ;

(4) contracts for public utility services, including electric light and power, water, steam, and gas; and

(5) employment contracts providing for direct services to a Federal agency by an individual or individuals. (b) The phrase "persons engaged to perform services or maintenance work" shall include all persons engaged to perform such services regardless of any contractual relationship agreed upon, but shall not include persons engaged in an executive, professional, or administrative capacity, as such terms are defined and delimited by regulations of the Secretary of Labor.

(c) The term "employment benefits" shall include vacations, holidays and sick leave, sickness and accident benefits, accidental death and dismemberment benefits, hospital care, surgical and medical care, pensions on retirement or death, life insurance, unemployment benefits, or other similar benefits provided directly or indirectly by an employer for the benefit of his employees, their families and

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