Executive Order 10089—Suspending Certain Statutory Provisions Relating to Employment in the Canal Zone
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 2 of the Civil Functions Appropriation Act, 1950 (Public Law 355, 81st Congress), and section 629 of the National Military Establishment Appropriation Act, 1950 (Public Law 434, 81st Congress), relating to certain kinds of employment in the Canal zone, and deeming such course to be in the public interest, I hereby suspend, from and including the effective dates of the said Acts, compliance with the provisions of the said sections: Provided, that this suspension shall not be construed to affect the provisions of the said sections relating to the amount of compensation that may be received by persons employed in skilled, technical, clerical, administrative, executive, or supervisory positions on the Canal Zone directly or indirectly by any branch of the United states Government or by any corporation or company the stock of which is owned wholly or in part by the United States Government.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
December 6, 1949
Harry S Truman, Executive Order 10089—Suspending Certain Statutory Provisions Relating to Employment in the Canal Zone Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278836