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RAILROAD UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ACT
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
S. 3920 and S. 3925
BILLS TO AMEND TTIE RAILROAD UNEMPLOYMENT INSUR-
COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE COMMERCE
ELLISON" D. SMITH, South Carolina
WALLACE H. WHITE, Jr., Maine
M. W. Mitchell, CUrk
Subcommittee On S. 3920 And S. 3925
ROBERT F. WAGNER, Chairman SHERMAN MINTON, Indiana HENRIK SHIPSTEAD, Minnesota
H. H. SCHWARTZ, Wyoming CHAN GURNEY, South Dakota
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
MAY 3 11940
MVgWN OF OOCUMENTS
Statement of— Page
Charles M. Hay, attorney for the Railway Labor Executives Associa-
R. L. Ettenger, Jr., Association of American Railroads, Washington,
D. C 81
TO AMEND THE EAILEOAD UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
MONDAY, MAT 13, 1940
United States Senate,
Subcommittee Of The
Washington, D. C.
The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 10 a. m., in the Capitol, Senator Sherman Minton presiding.
Present: Senators Minton (presiding), Schwartz, and Gurney.
Present also: A. F. Stout, national legislative representative, Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, Washington, D. C; J. A. Phillips, president, Order of Railroad Conductors, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; L. E. Keller, statistician of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, Detroit, Mich.; E. D. Opie, vice president, Order of Sleeping Car Conductors, Washington, D. C; Iliot Johnson, vice president, Order of Sleeping Car Conductors, Los Angeles, Calif.; M. B. Cunningham, vice president, Order of Sleeping Car Conductors, Forth Worth, Tex.; A. E. Lyon, president, Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, Chicago, 111.; V. O. Gardner, president, Order of Railroad Telegraphers, St. Louis, Mo.; and J. M. Souby, assistant general counsel, Association of American Railroads, Washington, D. C.
List of officers of railway labor organizations in attendance:
J. G. Luhrsen, 10 Independence Ave., executive secretary, Railway Labor Executives' Association.
F. H. Fljozdal, Detroit, Mich., president, Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees.
C. L. Darling, Chicago, 111., president, American Train Despatchers Association.
H. A. Bacus, research director, Brotherhood of Railway Clerks.
J. T. Corbett, national legislative representative, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
W. D. Johnson, national legislative representative, Order of Railway Conductors.
A. E. Gordon, Indiana State legislative representative, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engmemen.
J. A. Farquharson, national legislative representative, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
Roy Horn, president, International Brotherhood of Blacksmiths.
Senator Minton. Senator Schwartz is on his way and will be here in just a minute. The subcommittee has for consideration this morning two bills, S. 3920 introduced by Senator Wagner, and S. 3925 introduced by Senator Gurney. I will ask the committee reporter to make these bills a part of the record at this point.