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AMENDMENTS TO THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
MINIMUM WAGE LAW
PUBLIC HEALTH, EDUCATION, WELFARE, AND
THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
UNITED STATES SENATE
A BILL TO AMEND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA MINIMUM
WAGE LAW TO PROVIDE BROADER COVERAGE, IMPROVED
STANDARDS OF MINIMUM WAGE AND OVERTIME COMPEN-
SATION PROTECTION, AND IMPROVED MEANS OF ENFORCE-
OCTOBER 1, 4, AND 8, 1963
Printed for the use of the Committee on the District of Columbia
COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
ALAN BIBLE, Nevada, Chairman WAYNE MORSE, Oregon
J. GLENN BEALL, Maryland VANCE HARTKE, Indiana
WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont THOMAS J. MCINTYRE, New Hampshire PETER H. DOMINICK, Colorado
CHESTER H. SMITH, Staff Director
SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, EDUC ON, WELFARE, AND SAFETY
WAYNE MORSE, Oregon, Chairman VANCE HARTKE, Indiana
WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont
S. 860, text of bill
Summary of bill, S. 860.
Allgood, Miss Carrie L., executive secretary, District of Columbia
Minimum Wage and Industrial Safety Board.
Aronica, Louis, executive director, Greater Washington chapter,
Americans for Democratic Action -
Baroni, Rev. Father Geno C., on behalf of Catholic Interracial
Council of Washington, D.C.--
Borchardt, Miss Selma, executive secretary, Washington Teachers'
Brewer, Donald D., Director, District of Columbia Department of
Brylawski, A. Julian, president, Motion Picture Theatre Owners of
Metropolitan District of Columbia---
Cockrell, John S., executive vice president, Restaurant Association
of Metropolitan Washington, Inc.
Furth, Mrs. Hans G., chairman, Employment Committee, District of
Columbia League of Women Voters -
Hobson, Julius W., president, Washington CORE
Jones, Allen, Jr., on behalf of Hotel Association of Washington..
Keyserling, Mary Dublin, on behalf of National Consumers League -
Luther, Lloyd S., member, District of Columbia Citizens Council.
McCalip, Curtis E., Jr., on behalf of Automotive Trade Association,
National Capital area-
McGuigan, F H., secretary, Greater Washington Central Labor
Meiklejohn, Kenneth A., legislative representative, AFL-CIO.-
Morse, Hon. Wayne, a Senator from the State of Oregon..
Oswald, Rudolph, economist, AFL-CIO....
Peterson, Hon. Esther, Assistant Secretary of Labor -
Press, William H., executive vice president, Metropolitan Wash-
ington Board of Trade
Putnam, Charles W., chairman, District of Columbia Minimum Wage
and Industrial Safety Board.
Sisco, Jean Head, assistant vice president for personnel, Woodward
Sternberg, Arnold, Democratic Central Committee-
Thurston, Ladd, on behalf of District of Columbia Health and Welfare
Tobriner, Hon. Walter N., president, District of Columbia Board of
1. Cumulative percent distribution of nonsupervisory employees by
average straight-time hourly earnings, selected industries, District of
Columbia, summer 1962.
2. Cumulative percent distribution of men and women, by average straight-
time hourly earnings, selected industries, District of Columbia,
3. Number and average straight-time weekly earnings of nonsupervisory
employees by weekly hours of work, selected industries, by sex,
District of Columbia, summer 1962 -
Putnam, Charles W., Chairman, District of Columbia Minimum Page
Wage and Industrial Safety Board..
Shipley, Carl L., Shipley, Akerman & Pickett.
Tobriner, Walter N., President, Board of Commissioners, District of
Walsh, David A., Cashtown, Pa.-
Williams, Wesley S., President, Board of Education of the District of
Building Owners & Managers Association of Metropolitan Wash-
ington, statements of May 10, 1963, and October 4, 1963. 160, 161
Government Workers Union Local 'No. 1, AFL-CIO, Arnold s.
National Association of Social Workers, Metropolitan Washington
III. Excerpts and memorandums:
Congressional Record excerpt: Amendment of District of Columbia
minimum wage law.
District of Columbia minimum wage and hours survey.
"Less Than the Minimum,” Washington Post, February 25, 1963--- 157
Memorandum by committee staff, brief supporting S. 860.
Memorandum on comments of Ladd Thurston by committee counsel.
Memorandum on job classifications in hotels, motels, etc., in which
low wages are paid.---
Minimum wage laws, by State-January 1, 1962, a chart.
Principal provisions of existing wage law of the District of Columbia - 11
Proposed amendment of the purview of S. 860, 88th Congress.
Supplementary appendix from AFL-CIO.
Summary of State minimum wage laws.--
Survey of earnings in selected industries in the District of Columbia,