Study of the Telegraph Industry: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate Commerce, United States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, First Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 95--76th Congress (extended by S. Res. 268--76th Congress) a Resolution Directing a Study of the Telegraph Industry in the United States ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941 - 530 lappuses
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accounts American amount Annual Association average believe Bell System cable carriers cents Chairman changes circuits Commission committee Communications competing competition consideration consolidation continue Corporation cost defense Department domestic earnings effect employed employees employment existing expenses facilities fact Federal Communications Commission field figures force foreign give going Government handled hearing important included income increase interest labor legislation less lines matter merger messages messengers monopoly number of employees offices operating organization percent ployees position possible Postal Telegraph present problem proposed protection question radio radiotelegraph rates reason received record reduced regulation representatives Resolution 95 result Senator BROOKS Senator McFARLAND shows situation Source staff statement TABLE telegraph companies telegraph industry telephone testimony tion traffic United wages week Western Union Western Union Telegraph WHITE wire workers York
1. lappuse - Congress, to employ such experts, and clerical, stenographic, and other assistants, to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance of such witnesses and the production and impounding of such books, papers, and documents, to administer such oaths, and to take such testimony and to make such expenditures as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report such hearings shall not be in excess of 25 cents per hundred words. The expenses of the committee, which shall not exceed $10,000,...
138. lappuse - For the purpose of regulating interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as possible, to all the people of the United States a rapid, efficient, Nation-wide, and world-wide wire and radio communication service with adequate facilities at reasonable charges . . '.
131. lappuse - Act, and from persons directly or indirectly controlling or controlled by, or under direct or indirect common control with...
436. lappuse - coordination" as used herein means joint action by two or more carriers whereby they unify, consolidate, merge, or pool in whole or in part their separate railroad facilities or any of the operations or services previously performed by them through such separate facilities.
136. lappuse - May, 1933; nor shall any employee in such service be deprived of employment such as he had during said month of May or be in a worse position with respect to his compensation for such employment, by reason of any action taken pursuant to the authority conferred by this title.
438. lappuse - ... year's service. The employment status of an employee shall not be interrupted by furlough in instances where the employee has a right to and does return to service when called. In determining length of service of an employee acting as an officer or other official representative of an employee organization...
136. lappuse - The number of employees in the service of a carrier shall not be reduced by reason of any action taken pursuant to the authority of this title...
437. lappuse - ... so long as he is unable in the normal exercise of his seniority rights under existing agreements, rules, and practices to obtain a position producing compensation equal to or exceeding the compensation of the position held by him at the time of the particular...