Conciliation Act of 1941: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, First Session, on S. 683, a Bill to Expedite the National-defense Program by Providing a Method for the Settlement of Labor Disputes in Defense Industries Without Resort to Hasty Strikes and Lock-outs, May 6 to 29, 1941

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Page 1 - labor dispute" includes any controversy concerning terms or conditions of employment, or concerning the association or representation of persons in negotiating, fixing, maintaining, changing, or seeking to arrange terms or conditions of employment, regardless of whether or not the disputants stand in the proximate relation of employer and employee.
Page 3 - An Act to amend the Judicial Code and to define and limit the jurisdiction of courts sitting in equity, and for other purposes" approved March 23, 1932 (USC, Supp.
Page 5 - Territory or possession thereof, at any designated place of hearing. "(2) In case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpena issued to any person, any district court of the United States or the United States courts of any Territory or possession, or the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia...
Page 7 - Witnesses summoned before the Board, its member, agent, or agency, shall be paid the same fees and mileage that are paid witnesses in the courts of the United States, and witnesses whose depositions are taken and the persons taking the same shall severally be entitled to the same fees as are paid for like services in the courts of the United States.
Page 102 - It is an old saying, that you can lead a horse to water but you cannot make him drink.
Page 5 - Board shall have jurisdiction to issue to such person an order requiring such person to appear before the Board, its member, agent, or agency, there to produce evidence if so ordered, or there to give testimony touching the matter under investigation or in question; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by said court as a contempt thereof.
Page 1 - employer" includes any person acting in the interest of an employer, directly or indirectly, but shall not include the United States, or any State or political subdivision thereof, or any person subject to the Railway Labor Act, as amended from time to time, or any labor organization (other than when acting as an employer), or anyone acting in the capacity of officer or agent of such labor organization. (3) The term "employee...
Page 1 - labor organization" means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, in which employees participate and which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or conditions of work.
Page 7 - Columbia, within the jurisdiction of which the inquiry is carried on or within the jurisdiction of which said person guilty of contumacy or refusal to obey is found or resides or transacts business...
Page 176 - Should differences arise between the Company and the Union or its members employed by the Company as to the meaning and application of the provisions of this Agreement...

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