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206.2 Signature of orders and complaints. The Secretary of the Board, or in the event of his absence or disability, the Assistant Secretary of the Board, is hereby authorized to sign all orders of the Board, and sign and issue all complaints authorized to be issued by the Board. (Sec. 6 (a), 49 Stat. 452; 29 U.S.C., Sup., 156) [Art. VI, sec. 2, R. & Regs., ser. 1 as amended, Apr. 27, 1936, 1 ̊F.R. 281]
PART 207-CONSTRUCTION OF RULES
Section 207.1 Rules to be liberally construed. The rules and regulations in this chapter shall be liberally construed to effectuate the purposes and provisions of the Act. (Sec. 6 (a), 49 Stat. 452; 29 U.S.C., Sup. 156) [Art. VII, sec. 1, R. & Regs., ser. 1 as amended, Apr. 27, 1936, 1 F.R. 281]
Section 208.1 Amendment or rescission of rules. Any rule or regulation may be amended or rescinded by the Board at any time. (Sec. 6 (a), 49 Stat. 452; 29 U.S.C., Sup., 156) [Art. VIII, sec. 1, R. & Regs., ser. 1 as amended, Apr. 27, 1936, 1 F.R. 281]
Section 209.1 Regional Offices
1 Maine; New Hampshire; Vermont; Massachusetts; Rhode Island; Windham, New London, Tolland, Hartford, and Middlesex Counties in Connecticut.
Litchfield, New Haven, and Fairfield Counties
New York State, except for those counties in-
4 Mercer, Ocean, Burlington, Atlantic, Camden,
Old South Building,
560 Woolworth Building, New York City.
32 South Street, Baltimore, Md.
All of Pennsylvania lying west of the eastern
Ohio, north of the southern borders of Darke,
West Virginia, west of the western borders of
11 Indiana, except for Lake, Porter, La Porte, St.
Lake, Porter, La Porte, St. Joseph, Elkhart,
15 Louisiana; Arkansas; Mississippi; Florida; Ala-
16 Oklahoma; Texas...
Missouri, west of the western borders of Scotland, Knox, Shelby, Monroe, Audrain, Callaway, Osage, Maries, Phelps, Dent, Shannon, and Oregon Counties; Kansas; Nebraska. 18 Iowa; Minnesota; North Dakota; South Dakota.
Washington; Oregon; Idaho; Territory of Alaska
Arizona; California, south of southern borders of
Montana; Utah; Wyoming; Colorado; New Mex-
Federal Court Build-
New Post Office Building, Minneapolis, Minn. Dexter Horton Building, Seattle, Wash. 1095 Market Street, San Francisco, Calif.
Pacific Electric Build-
Central Savings Bank
Section 301.1 General duties. First. It shall be the duty of all carriers, their officers, agents and employees to exert every reasonable effort to make and maintain agreements concerning rates of pay, rules, and working conditions, and to settle all disputes, whether arising out of the application of such agreements or otherwise, in order to avoid any interruption to commerce or to the operation of any carrier growing out of any dispute between the carrier and the employees thereof. Second. All disputes between a carrier or carriers and its or their employees shall be considered, and, if possible, decided, with all expedition, in conference between representatives designated and authorized so to confer, respectively, by the carrier or carriers and by the employees thereof interested in the dispute.*+
*88 301.1 to 301.9, inclusive, issued under the authority contained in sec. 3, 48 Stat. 1189; 45 U.S.C. 153.
†The source of §§ 301.1 to 301.9, inclusive, is Circular 1, National Railroad Adjustment Board, Oct. 10, 1934.
301.2 Classes of disputes. The disputes between an employee or group of employees and a carrier or carriers growing out of grievances or out of the interpretation or application of agreements concerning rates of pay, rules, or working conditions, including cases pending and unadjusted on the date of approval of this Act (June 21, 1934, 48 Stat. 1185; 45 U.S.C. 151-162), shall be handled in the usual manner up to and including the chief operating officer of the carrier designated to handle such disputes; but, failing to reach an adjustment in this manner, the disputes may be referred by petition of the parties or by either party to the appropriate division of the Adjustment Board with a full statement of the facts and all supporting data bearing upon the disputes.
No petition shall be considered by any division of the Board unless the subject matter has been handled in accordance with the provisions of the Railway Labor Act, approved June 21, 1934.*†
301.3 Organization. The National Railroad Adjustment Board was organized as of July 31, 1934, in accordance with the provisions of the Railway Labor Act, approved June 21, 1934. The said Adjust
**For statutory and source citations, see note to § 301.1.