Equal Opportunity in Apprenticeship Programs: Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H. R. 8219, a Bill to Withdraw Federal Support and Approval from Apprenticeship Programs which Deny Individuals an Equal Opportunity to Participate Therein on Account of Their Race, Color, Or Creed. Hearings Held in Washington, D. C., August 21, 22, and 23, 1961

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Էջ 7 - Labor is hereby authorized and directed to formulate and promote the furtherance of labor standards necessary to safeguard the welfare of apprentices, to extend the application of such standards by encouraging the inclusion thereof in contracts of apprenticeship, to bring together employers and labor for the formulation of programs of apprenticeship...
Էջ 128 - To amend the executive law in relation to prevention and elimination of practices of discrimination in employment and otherwise against persons because of race, creed, color, or national origin, creating in the executive department a state commission against discrimination, defining its functions, powers, and duties, and providing for the appointment and compensation of its officers and employees...
Էջ 11 - We believe all housing built with the aid of Federal funds or credit or any other form of financial assistance should be made available to minority families on an equal basis with all other families.
Էջ 91 - In short, Negro and Puerto Rican women, who are on the lower rungs of the city's economic ladder, have become important in the New York garment industry, but they work mainly in the more standardized branches, and with few exceptions, unlike the Jewish and Italian men of earlier days, they do not become highly skilled tailor-system workers on dresses or 'cloaks.
Էջ 169 - We request that this letter be made a part of the official record of the hearings on HR 1986 and urge your subcommittee to give favorable consideration to this bill as soon as possible.
Էջ 93 - On the level of the small shop and local union, the tradition of racial discrimination has now become deeply institutionalized. A form of caste psychology impels many workers to regard their own positions as "white men's jobs," to which no Negro should aspire. These workers and, often, their union leaders, regard jobs in their industries as a kind of private privilege, to be accorded and denied by them as they see fit. Often, Negroes are not alone in being barred from such unions, which attempt to...
Էջ 93 - The apprentice is employed under a written apprenticeship agreement or program which substantially meets the fundamental standards of the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training of the US Department of Labor; and (b) Such time does not involve productive work or performance of the apprentice's regular duties.
Էջ 174 - ... and observance of the Commissioners' policy on nondiscrimination within the District government as it relates to employment and use of District-owned facilities...
Էջ 128 - It is unlawful for an employer or a labor union to refuse to accept otherwise qualified employees as indentured apprentices on any public works, solely on the ground of the race, creed, or color of such employee.
Էջ 90 - Open access to plumbing and pipe-fitting apprenticeship controlled by the Plumbers Union is a very rare experience for young Negroes in the North as well as the South. Similarly, Negro youths are excluded from apprenticeship programs controlled by the Sheet Metal Workers Union, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the Lathers and Plasterers Union, the Boilermakers, the...

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