Uniform Contracts and Cost Accounting Definitions and Methods: Recommendations by Interdepartmental Conference Consisting of Delegates from the Departments of War, Navy, and Commerce, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Council of National Defense. July, 1917

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - Contractors' operations - 45 pages
 

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Page 30 - District, which may require or involve the employment of laborers or mechanics shall contain a provision that no laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by the contract in the employ of the contractor or any subcontractor contracting for any part of said work contemplated shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day...
Page 43 - No penalties shall be imposed for any violation of such provision in such contract due to any extraordinary events or conditions of manufacture, or to any emergency caused by fire, famine, or flood, by danger to life or to property, or by other extraordinary event or condition on account of which the President shall subsequently declare the violation to have been excusable.
Page 31 - States, is or shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom, but this Article shall not apply to this contract so far as it may be within the operation or exception of Section 116 of the Act of Congress approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stats., 1109).
Page 44 - Commissioner, nor any other person belonging to or employed in the military service of the United States, is or shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom, but this Article shall not apply to this contract so far as it may be within the operation or exception of Section 116 of the Act of Congress approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stats., 1109).
Page 33 - ... the said parties have agreed and by these presents do agree to and with each other as follows, viz: ARTICLE I. The contractor agrees to make for and sell to the United States the following articles (insert name and number of articles contracted for): hereinafter called "the articles...
Page 30 - ... a penalty of five dollars shall be imposed upon the contractor for each laborer or mechanic for every calendar day in which such employee is required or permitted to labor more than eight hours upon said work without receiving compensation computed in accordance with this article, and all penalties thus imposed shall be withheld for the use and benefit of the Government...
Page 30 - It is agreed that the contractor, in doing any part of the work contemplated by this contract, and any subcontractor contracting for any part of said work, shall comply with the provisions of the naval appropriation act approved March 4. 1917. and the Executive order of the President of the United States dated March 24, 1917, in respect to the wages of persons employed upon contracts with the United States, so long as said act approved March 4, 1917, or said Executive order dater March 24, 1917,...
Page 23 - overhead expenses' is meant the indirect labor and other manufacturing expenses, and the general and administrative expenses applicable to and necessary in connection with the production of the article contracted for hereunder. It does not include (among other items) the following: Interest, rent, advertising, collection expenses, credit losses and customers...
Page 31 - ... persons undergoing sentences of imprisonment at hard labor which have been imposed by courts of the several States, Territories, or municipalities having criminal jurisdiction.
Page 44 - No person or persons shall be employed in the performance of this contract who are undergoing sentence of imprisonment at hard labor imposed by the courts of any of the several States, Territories, or municipalities having criminal jurisdiction.

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