Department of Labor-Federal Security Agency Appropriation Bill for 1944: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, First Session, on the Department of Labor-Federal Security Agency Appropriation Bill for 1944, Parts 1-2

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Page 105 - Education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems, and methods of teaching, as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education...
Page 331 - A vacancy in the Board shall not impair the right of the remaining members to exercise all the powers of the Board, and three members of the Board shall, at all times, constitute a quorum. The Board shall have an official seal which shall be judicially noticed.
Page 269 - for the purpose of enabling the United States, through the Children's Bureau, to cooperate with State public welfare agencies in establishing, extending, and strengthening, especially in predominantly rural areas, public welfare services for the protection and care of homeless, dependent and neglected children and children in danger of becoming delinquent.
Page 331 - Now, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested In me by the Constitution and the statutes of the United States, It is hereby ordered: 1. There is hereby created in the Office for Emergency Management a National War Labor Board, hereinafter referred to as the Board.
Page 7 - Statistics and the Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics of the Department of Agriculture. The...
Page 371 - Board shall at once notify both parties in writing that its mediatory efforts have failed and for thirty days thereafter, unless in the intervening period the parties agree to arbitration, or an emergency board shall be created under section 10 of this Act, no change shall be made in the rates of pay, rules, or working conditions or established practices in effect prior to the time the dispute arose.
Page 125 - That the Secretary of Labor shall have power to act as mediator and to appoint commissioners of conciliation in labor disputes whenever in his judgment the interests of industrial peace may require it to be done...
Page 3 - Labor shall be to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions, and to advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
Page 332 - ... dispute, (c) If not promptly settled by conciliation, the Secretary of Labor shall certify the dispute to the Board, provided, however, that the Board in its discretion after consultation with the Secretary may take jurisdiction of the dispute on its own motion. After it takes jurisdiction, the Board shall finally determine the dispute, and for this purpose may use mediation, voluntary arbitration, or arbitration under rules established by the Board.
Page 259 - Provided, That section 3709 of the Revised Statutes shall not be construed to apply to any contract for hazard insurance, or to any purchase or contract for services or supplies on account of such property if the amount thereof does not exceed $1,000.

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