Defense Production Act Amendments of 1951: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, United States Senate, Eighty-second Congress, First Session, on S. 1397, a Bill to Amend the Defense Production Act of 1950, and for Other Purposes . .

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 - 3579 pages

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Page 1224 - Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: 1.
Page 1234 - Representatives of the National Association of Manufacturers, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States and the American Farm Bureau Federation, on the one hand, alleged a "concentration of economic power unequaled in any other segment of our economy.
Page 1235 - President is authorized (1) to initiate voluntary conferences between management, labor. and such persons as the President may designate to represent government and the public, and (2) subject to the provisions of section 503, to take such action as may be agreed upon in any such conference and appropriate to carry out the provisions of this title.
Page 1222 - The national policy shall be to place primary reliance upon the parties to any labor dispute to make every effort through negotiation and collective bargaining and the full use of mediation and conciliation facilities to effect a settlement in the national Interest.
Page 1231 - The Wage Stabilization Board shall make .recommendations to the Administrator regarding the planning and development of wage stabilization policies and shall perform such further functions with respect to wage stabilization as may be determined by the Administrator after consultation with the Board.
Page 1224 - Board shall investigate and inquire into the issues in dispute and promptly report to the President thereon with their recommendations to the parties as to fair and equitable terms of settlement.
Page 1174 - If OPA is permanently discontinued, the production of goods will mount rapidly and through free competition prices will adjust themselves to levels that consumers are willing to pay.
Page 1517 - ... customary hotel services such as maid service, furnishing and laundering of linen, telephone and secretarial or desk service, use and upkeep of furniture and fixtures, and bellboy services.
Page 1225 - All orders, regulations, rulings, certificates, directives, and other actions relating to any function affected by this order shall remain In effect except as they are inconsistent herewith or are hereafter amended or revoked under proper authority...
Page 1258 - It is the intent of Congress, in order to provide for effective price and wage stabilization pursuant to title IV of this Act and to maintain uninterrupted production, that there be effective procedures for the settlement of labor disputes affecting national defense.

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