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Lockwood, Rodney M., National Association of Home Builders;

accompanied by Andrew Murphy, labor relations representative,

NAHB.

Mahin, Charles B., chairman, special committee on secondary boy-

cotts, Chamber of Commerce of the United States; accompanied

by Harry J. Lambeth, secretary of special committee on secondary

boycotts..

O'Connell, Hon. James T., Under Secretary of Labor; accompanied

by Harold Nystrom, Deputy Solicitor.

Osmers, Hon. Frank C., Jr., a Representative in Congress from the

State of New Jersey - -
Patten, Robert, executive vice president of the Carolinas branch,

the Associated General Contractors of America.

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

of Washington---
Rains, Harry H., Building Trades Employers Association, Mineola,

N.Y

Rooney, Frank J., chairman, labor committee of the Associated Gen-

eral Contractors of America, Miami, Fla--

Smith, Ellison D., on behalf of the South Carolina State Chamber of

Commerce

Thompson, Hon. Frank, Jr., a Representative in Congress from the

State of New Jersey

Thornton, A. C., president, of the Illinois State Chamber of Com-

merce; accompanied by John Van Aken, member of Seyfarth, Shaw,

Fairweather & Geraldson, law firm, Chicago, and John F. "Tharp,

manager, State chamber's labor department

Letters, prepared statements, supplemental material, etc.:

Ament, Miles K., vice president, Diller Plank, Inc., statement by ----
Arnold, Thurman:

Statement of...

Biographical sketch of, submitted by Congressman Griffin..
Baumgardner, William H., treasurer, John H. Wickersham Engineer-

ing & Construction, Inc., statement by.
Baumgartner, James B., president, Northside Readymix Concrete

Co., telegram in opposition.
Behling, Kenneth, letter to Chairman Barden, in opposition to H.R.

9070..

Bracken, Thomas E., Baltimore Building Trades Council:

Plaintiffs' exhibit A.-Schedule showing comparable per diem

hourly wage scales as of July 25, 1951, and February 26, 1953,

between the wage scale adopted by the board of estimates of

Baltimore City on July 25, 1951, and February 26, 1953, and

open-shop per diem hourly wage rates paid by Henry A. Knott,

Inc.-

Plaintiffs' exhibit B.-Schedule showing comparable per diem

hourly wage scale as of February 26, 1953, between the wage

scale adopted by the board of estimates of Baltimore City of

February 26, 1953, and open-shop per diem hourly wage rates

paid by J. H. Williams Co.

Plaintiffs' exhibit C.-Schedule showing comparable per diem

hourly wage scale as of July 25, 1951, and February 26, 1953,

between the wage scale adopted by the board of estimates of

Baltimore City on July 25, 1951, and February 26, 1953, and

open-shop per diem hourly wage rates paid by Thomas Hicks &

Sons, Inc.

Plaintiffs' exhibit D.-Schedule showing comparable per diem

hourly wage scales as of July 25, 1951, and February 26, 1953,

between the wage scale adopted by the board of estimates of

Baltimore City on July 25, 1951, and February 26, 1953, for

electricians and open-shop per diem hourly wage rates paid by

the Roland Electrical Co.

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators & Paperhangers of America,

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Brown and Root case, history of, submitted by Congressman Dent...

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Letters, statements, etc.—Continued

Building & Construction Trades Council of Will and Grundy Counties,

Joliet, Ill., letter from..
Campbell, S. James, chairman of the board, Associated Builders &

Contractors, Inc., prepared statement by --
Carpenters Local Union No. 384, Asheville, N.C., letter from
Cement Masons Local 577, Denver, Colo., telegram to Chairman

Perkins, signed by 34 contractors in Colorado..
Church, Hon. Marguerite S., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Illinois, letter reporting support of Chicago Building Trades

Council for H.R. 9070_
Collier, Mrs. Leroy D., letter to Chairman Perkins
Construction & General Laborers Local Union No. 944, Asheville,

V.C., letter from.--
Flse, John H., statement on behalf of the National Retail Lumber

Dealers Association-
Fry, Roy, of Fry & Son, statement by -
Geary, Paul M., executive vice president, National Electrical Con-

tractors Association, letter from ..
Griffin, Hon. Robert P., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Michigan, submitting an article from the Washington Post

entitled “Negroes Tell of Freezeout From Crafts”.
Hoffman, Hon. Clare E., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Michigan, submitting a statement from a pamphlet hy Daniel

H. Pollitt, University of North Carolina -
Holleran, Thomas J., et al., letters to Chairman Perkins --
Industrial Relations Committee, New Jersey Manufacturers Associa-

tion, statement by-
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No.

176, Joliet, Ill., letter from..
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 592,

Vineland, N.J., letter to Chairman Perkins.
Kennedy, Senator John F., letter from Philo D. Wright, president,

Southeastern M gan Roofing Contractors Association, Inc.--.
Magnuson, Hon. Don, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Washington, statement by -
Marion, Francis, Daniel Construction Co., Inc., statement by.
McAlister, treasurer, H. O. McAlister Co., statement by
Milligan, Robert E., Curtis Cos., Inc., Clinton, Iowa, letter and state-

ment by
National Association of Manufacturers, statement by -
National Crushed Stone Association, prepared statement by
National Metal Trades Association, statement of ..
New York Times article entitled “Meany Discloses Bid To Aid

Negroes”, submitted by Congressman Kearns.
Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons, local No. 161, Joliet, Ill.,

letter from
Painting & Decorating Contractors of America, Chicago, Ill., telegram

from.
Patman, Hon. Wright, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Texas, letter submitting a telegram from E. B. Germany, presi-

dent, Lone Star Steel Co..
Patten, Robert, executive vice president, Carolinas Branch, the Asso-

ciated General Contractors of America, Inc., supplemental state-
ment by-
Peters, Melvin H., president, D. S. Warfel Associates, Inc., state-

ment by..
Peterson, Harold W., president, Mason Contractors Association of

America, letter from.
Rains, Harry H., supplemental statement by ---
Reuss, Henry S., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Wisconsin, statement hy
Santilli, Nich L., letter to Chairman Perkins
Sawyer, Furman C., Burt Manufacturing Co., Akron, Ohio, prepared

statement by-
Selby, J. M., president, Selby, Battersby & Co., letter to Senator

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Letters, statements, etc.-Continued

Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, Local Union No. 50,

Joliet, II., letter from.

Sherman, Louis, general counsel, Building & Construction Trades

Department:

Affidavit of Fred Hansen.

Affidavit of Harry Krauss.

Affidavit of Walter Olson.

Shroyer, Thomas E., on behalf of the American Retail Federation,

prepared statement by

Smaller Business Association of New England, telegram by -

Southern Sash Co. of Florida, et al., letters to Chairman Barden in

opposition to H.R. 9070-

Thompson, Hon. Frank, Jr., a Representative in Congress from the

State of New Jersey, prepared statement by -

Thornton, A. C., statement of...

United Association of the Plumbing & Pipe Fitting Industry, local

No. 422, Joliet, III., letter from..-

Washington Post article entitled “U.S. Group Ignored Offer To Test

Racial Bars, Meany Says,” submitted by Congressman Kearns...-

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CONSTRUCTION SITE PICKETING

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1960

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
LABOR-MANAGEMENT SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR,

Washington, D.O. The subcommittee met at 10 a.m., pursuant to notice, in room 429 of the House Office Building, Hon. Carl D. Perkins (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding. Mr. PERKINS. The subcommittee will please come to order.

" This morning we are considering H.R. 9070 and a number of other bills of the same nature relating to construction site picketing. A copy of the bills will be included in the record at this point,

(The bills referred to follow :)

(H.R. 9070, 86th Cong., 1st sess.) A BILL To amend section 8(b)(4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8(b) (4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, is amended to add the following proviso at the end thereof : “Provided further, That nothing contained in clause (B) of this paragraph (4) shall be construed to make unlawful, where not otherwise unlawful, any strike or refusal to perform services at the site of the construction, alteration, painting, or repair of a building, structure, or other work and directed at any of several employers who are in the construction industry and are jointly engaged as joint venturers or in the relationship of contractors and subcontractors in such construction, alteration, painting, or repair at such site, and there is a labor dispute, not unlawful under this Act or in violation of an existing collective bargaining contract, relating to the wages, hours, or other working conditions of employees employed at such site by any of such employers."

(H.R. 9089, 86th Cong., 1st sess.) A BILL To amend section 8(b) (4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended

Be it enaoted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8(b) (4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, is amended to add the following proviso at the end thereof : "Provided further, That nothing contained in clause (B) of this paragraph (4) shall be construed to make unlawful, where not otherwise unlawful any strike or refusal to perform services at the site of the construction alteration, painting, or repair of a building, structure, or other work and directed at any of several employers who are in the construction industry and are jointly engaged as joint venturers or in the relationship of contractors and subcontractors in such construction, alteration, painting, or repair at such site, and there is a labor dispute, not unlawful under this Act or in violation of an existing collective bargaining contract, relating to the wages, hours, or other working conditions of employees employed at such site by any of such employers."

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[H.R. 9100, 86th Cong., 1st sess.) A BILL To amend section 8(b) (4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8(b) (4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, is amended to add the following proviso at the end thereof: “Provided further, That nothing contained in clause (B) of this paragraph (4) shall be construed to make unlawful, where not otherwise unlawful any strike or refusal to perform services at the site of the construction, alteration, painting, or repair of a building, structure, or other work and directed at any of several employers who are in the construction industry and are jointly engaged as joint venturers or in the relationship of contractors and subcontractors in such construction, alteration, painting, or repair at such site, and there is a labor dispute, not unlawful under this Act or in violation of an existing collective bargaining contract, relating to the wages, hours, or other working conditions of employees employed at such site by any of such employers.”

[H.R. 9123, 86th Cong., 1st sess.) A BILL To amend section 8(b) (4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8(b)(4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, is amended to add the following proviso at the end thereof: Provided further, That nothing contained in clause (B) of this paragraph (4) shall be construed to make unlawful, where not otherwise unlawful any strike or refusal to perform services at the site of the construction, alteration, painting, or repair of a building, structure, or other work and directed at any of several employers who are in the construction industry and are jointly engaged as joint venturers or in the relationship of contractors and subcontractors in such construction, alteration, painting, or repair at such site, and there is a labor dispute, not unlawful under this Act or in violation of an existing collective bargaining contract, relating to the wages, hours, or other working conditions of employees employed at such site by any of such employers."

(H.R. 9140, 86th Cong., 1st sess.) A BILL To amend section 8(b) (4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8(b) (4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, is amended to add the following proviso at the end thereof: "Provided further, That nothing contained in clause (B) of this paragraph (4) shall be construed to make unlawful, where not otherwise unlawful any strike or refusal to perform services at the site of the construction, alteration, painting, or repair of a building, structure, or other work and directed at any of several employers who are in the construction industry and are jointly engaged as joint venturers or in the relationship of contractors and subcontractors in such construction, alteration, painting, or repair at such site, and there is a labor dispute, not unlawful under this Act or in violation of an existing collective bargaining contract, relating to the wages, hours, or other working conditions of employees employed at such site by any of such employers."

(H.R. 9175, 86th Cong., 1st sess. ] A BILL To amend section 8(b)(4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8(b)(4) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, is amended to add the following proviso at the end thereof: "Provided further, That nothing contained in clause (B) of this paragraph (4) shall be construed to make unlawful, where not otherwise unlawful, any strike or refusal to perform services at the site of the construction, alteration, painting, or repair of a building, structure, or other work and directed at any of several employers who are in the construction industry and

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