Legislation affecting employees of the Canal Zone.

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By virtue of the Act of Congress entitled "An Act extending certain privileges of canal employees to other officials on the Canal Zone and authorizing the President to make rules and regulations affecting health, sanitation, quarantine, taxation, public roads, self-propelled vehicles, and police powers on the Canal Zone, and for other purposes, including provision as to certain fees, money.

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Amending the Panama Canal Act of to authorize quarters allowances for certain employees of the Department of Defense serving in the area formerly known as the Canal Zone: report (to accompany H.R.

referred jointly to the Committees on Merchant Marine and Fisheries and Post Office and Civil Service) (including cost estimate and comparison of the Congressional Budget Office). the employee's liome environment.

"Legislation will be sought to make the Civil Service Retirement jo^stat. Act uniformly applicable to citizens of the United States and the Republic of Panama employed by the Government of the United States in the Canal Zone. "The United States w afford equality of opportunity to citizens.

nothing contained in this section shall affect the application to employees of the Panama Canal of the provisions of section 23 of the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, (48 Stat.

)." Approved, July 9, [CHAPTER ] AN ACT To amend Public Act. By virtue of the authority vested in me by the provisions of the Act of Congress approved Augentitled "An Act extending certain privileges of Canal employees to other officials on the Canal Zone, and authorizing the President to make rules and regulations affecting the health, sanitation, quarantine, taxation, public roads, self-propelled vehicles and police powers on the Canal.

32 Panama Canal Act of Septem (93 Statutes-at-Large ) Allowed admission as permanent residents to certain aliens with employment on or before with the Panama Canal Company, the Canal Zone government, or the U.S.

government in the Canal Zone, and their families. 33 Refugee Act of Ma (94 Statutes-at-Large ). Canal Zone, and Outer Continental Shelf lands defined in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C.

(c) “Industry affecting commerce” means any activity, business, or indus-try in commerce or in which a labor dispute would hinder or obstruct commerce.

ThenewCanal Zone housing program will soonresult in all gold in homes suchasthese at Gatun. services. The bulk of thepopulation lives in the two The largest singlegroupof Canal and Panama'1ailway employees 'ismadeupof skilled.

craftsmen, machinists,mechanics, electricians. Subsequent legislation further expanded the list of entities within FLRA's jurisdiction. For example, the Panama Canal Act of extended the FLRA's jurisdiction to cover employees, including foreign nationals, of the Panama Canal Commission and U.S.

agencies in the Panama Canal Zone, although this jurisdiction was terminated as of July 1,   The African American Experience Federal Records and African American History (SummerVol.

29, No. 2) By Patrice C. Brown The history of the Panama Canal is full of stories detailing the experiences of many different nationalities during the construction and operation of the canal.

Although the exploits of white Americans, Chinese "coolies," and West Indians have been. By an act of Septem (64 Stat. ), effective July 1,The Panama Canal was abolished, its civil government functions were assigned to the Canal Zone Government, and its operating functions were transferred to the Panama Railroad Company, redesignated the Panama Canal Company.

Pub. 96–70 substituted “areas and installations in the Republic of Panama made available to the United States pursuant to the Panama Canal Treaty of and related agreements (as described in section 3(a) of the Panama Canal Act of )” for “Canal Zone”.

—Subsecs. (a) to (c), (e)(3). Pub. CANAL LAW Page 1. CANAL LAW. ARTICLE 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS § 1. Short title. This chapter shall be known as the "Canal Law." § 2. Definitions. The following terms when used in this chapter, unless otherwise expressly stated or unless the context or subject matter requires otherwise, shall have the following meanings: 1.

Pub. 96–70 substituted "areas and installations in the Republic of Panama made available to the United States pursuant to the Panama Canal Treaty of and related agreements (as described in section 3(a) of the Panama Canal Act of )" for "Canal Zone".

Effective Date of Amendment. The exemption set forth in the preceding sentence shall not include employees subject to the civil service laws of a State government, governmental agency or political subdivision.

the Canal Zone, and Outer Continental Shelf lands defined in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act otherwise adversely affect his status as an employee. That Section 1 of an Executive Order entitled: "Executive Order to provide an inexpensive method for the administration of estates of deceased and insane persons in certain cases, and to repeal Act 24 of the Canal Zone laws and the Executive Orders amendatory thereto," and the first paragraph of Section 8 of said Order, are hereby amended so as.

A Foreign Service employee serving overseas requested home leave in the Panama Canal Zone; her legal residence was Virginia and her residence for service separation was Washington, D.C.

or Virginia. The designation of the Canal Zone as a home leave residence was because the employee was born there and lived there with her family until she moved to the United States for college and ultimate.

Panama Canal - Panama Canal - American intervention: Hope became reality with the passage of the Spooner Act of by the U.S. Congress, which authorized purchasing the assets of the French company and building a canal, provided that a satisfactory treaty could be negotiated with Colombia (of which Panama was then an integral part).

When treaty negotiations with Colombia broke.

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The National Labor Relations Act, referred to in subsec. (j)(1), is act July 5,ch. 49 Stat.as amended, which is classified generally to subchapter II (§ et seq.) of chapter 7 of this title.

For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section of this title and Tables. For Americans, the Canal Zone (C.Z.) was a worker’s paradise. The government-created, utilitarian townships met workers’ basic needs and provided numerous activities for their leisure.

To promote greater social cohesion, individual happiness, and high moral standards, Zone administrators encouraged employees to bring their families. Page 25 - United States", when used in a geographical sense, includes the several States and Territories, the insular possessions of the United States (including the Philippine Islands), the Canal Zone, and the District of Columbia.

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(b) The term "person" includes a partnership, company, association, or corporation, as well as a natural person. The Panama Canal Zone (Spanish: Zona del Canal de Panamá) was an unincorporated territory of the United States from tocentered on the Panama Canal and surrounded by the Republic of Panama.

The zone consisted of the canal and an area generally extending five miles ( km) on each side of the centerline, excluding Panama City and Colón, which otherwise would have been partly. Shown Here: Public Law No: (03/27/) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the CARES Act.

This bill responds to the COVID (i.e., coronavirus disease ) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section of Title 43 and Tables.

For definition of Canal Zone, referred to in subsec. (a), see section (b) of Ti Foreign Relations and Intercourse. Act of Jcommonly known as the Walsh-Healey Act, referred to in subsec. The Canal Zone Government, known as the Panama Canal (the agency) until it was renamed by the act of Septemis an independent U.S.

Government agency. It provides services associated with civil government, including educa- tion, health, sanitation, protection, and postal services for the Canal Zone. Our Mission: To enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve through water stewardship, energy and community service.

Although no corresponding amendment to the OSH Act was enacted, the Canal Zone ceased to exist in The U.S. continued to manage, operate and facilitate the transit of ships through the Canal under the authority of the Panama Canal Treaty until Decemat which time authority over the Canal was transferred to the Republic of Panama.

Espionage Act of This act, passed during World War I, strictly limited Americans' freedom of speech in the name document, writing, code book, signal book, sketch, photograph, photographic negative, blue Within the territory and waters of the Canal Zone the Governor of the Panama Canal. A favorite topic of historians and palindrome fans alike, the Panama Canal has perpetually changed the international trade business.

In their new book, The Big Ditch: How America Took, Built, Ran, and Ultimately Gave Away the Panama Canal (Princeton University Press), Harvard Business School professor Noel Maurer and economic historian Carlos Yu discuss the canal's. Today, s of Americans living in the zone are civilian employees of the canal company and their dependents, and it is their lives that are about to change.

The provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act affecting employees of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). those not meeting one of the exemption categories established in the law) are entitled. Federal employees remain covered as before by Title 5 of the United States Code and Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Canal Zone.In the Canal Zone of American fathers whoare employees of the Governmentof the United States are themselves reaching maturity, entering the Government service, and becoming the parents of children, without ever having resided else-where than in the Canal Zone.

One of the most Important questions Involved therefore, concerns the citizenship.We called them commissary books. They as i recall came in $2,50, $,$,These were issued to all Panama Canal, Employees, to be used for purchases of goods and services within the Panama Canal Zone.

This included all retail establishments, such as Commissaries,Gas stations, Bowling Alleys, Movie Theaters,act.