Productivity and Anti-inflation Policy: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, September 14, 1978

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Page 106 - 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 103 - Department to foster, promote, and develop the foreign and domestic commerce, the mining, manufacturing, shipping, and fishery industries, the labor interests, and the transportation facilities of the United States...
Page 104 - ... (15) the determination of properties of building materials and structural elements, and encouragement of their standardization and most effective use, including investigation of fire-resisting properties of building materials and conditions under which they may be most efficiently used, and the standardization of types of appliances for fire prevention...
Page 104 - ... assist in determining the causes of unemployment, underemployment, underdevelopment, and chronic depression in the various areas and regions of the Nation, (B) assist in the formulation and implementation of national, State, and local programs which will raise income levels and otherwise produce solutions to the problems resulting from these conditions, and (C) assist in providing the personnel needed to conduct such programs.
Page 211 - President shall, therefore, establish rules and regulations governing the formulation, evaluation, and review of Federal programs and projects having a significant impact on area and community development...
Page 103 - States business groups and standards organizations for the development of international standards of practice; and maintenance of a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of scientific, technical, and engineering information.
Page 205 - Chairman Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs...
Page 112 - To conduct research in the development of improved plans of administrative management, and to advise the executive departments and agencies of the Government with respect to improved administrative organization and practice.
Page 270 - ... in our understanding the problems of the productivity in your operation. EXAMPLES OF IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY Mr. WHITE. I might, in response to that, Mr. Chairman, offer something with which you may be familiar but so that you are aware we are familiar with it; in the 94th Congress, as you may know, the National Center for Productivity and Quality of Working Life was created as an independent Federal agency. And they published this report in the fall of 1978, called "Improving Productivity, A...

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