Importation of Canadian Bonded Labor: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session, on S. Res. 98, a Resolution to Authorize a Study of the Policy and Practice of the United States with Respect to Permitting Bonded Laborers from Canada to Enter and Work in the United States. July 21, 22, and 25, 1955
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - 181 pages
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Page 2 - The committee shall report to the Senate and the House of Representatives not later than March 15, 1948, the results of its study and investigation, together with such recommendations as to necessary legislation and such other recommendations as it may deem advisable, and shall make its final report not later than January 2, 1949.
Page 58 - Their status is that of nonimmigrants, as denned in section 101 (a) (15) (H) of the act: * * * an alien having a residence in a foreign country which he has no intention of abandoning * * * who is coming temporarily to the United States to perform * * * temporary services or labor, if unemployed persons capable of performing such services or labor cannot be found in this country...
Page 172 - ... if the wages, hours or other conditions of the work offered are substantially less favorable to the individual than those prevailing for similar work in the locality, (c) if as a condition of being employed the individual would be required to join a company union or to resign from or refrain from joining any bona fide labor organization, 6.
Page 141 - ... who is coming temporarily to the United States to perform temporary services of an exceptional nature requiring such merit and ability; or (ii) who is coming temporarily to the United States to perform other temporary services or labor, if unemployed persons capable of performing such service or labor cannot be found in this country...
Page 135 - UNITED STATES SENATE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR OF THE COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE, Washington, DC The subcommittee met at 10 : 45 am in room P-63, United States Capitol, Senator Barry Goldwater presiding.
Page 74 - ... back problem, and this letter from the Surgeon General had not been in the files, and you had been presented with the same alternative, do you think you might have accepted another assignment rather than take retirement ? General LAVELLE. No, sir. I would have retired. Mr. GUBSER. In other words — and I am not trying to put words in your mouth, and want you to correct me if I misstate it> — your health problem was the most significant factor in your decision to make retirement ? General LAVELLE:...
Page 150 - General, after conNote 14 sultation with appropriate agencies of the Government, upon petition of the importing employer. Such petition shall be made and approved before the visa is granted. The petition shall be in such form and contain such information as the Attorney General shall prescribe.
Page 141 - Provided further, That skilled labor, if otherwise admissible, may be imported if labor of like kind unemployed cannot be found in this country, and the question of the necessity of importing such skilled labor in any particular instance may be determined by the Secretary of Labor...
Page 170 - The question of importing any alien as a nonimmigrant under section 101 (a) (15) (H) in any specific case or specific cases shall be determined by the Attorney General, after consultation with appropriate agencies of the Government, upon petition of the importing employer.