Franklin D. Roosevelt

Executive Order 7324—Designating George L. Berry As Coordinator for Industrial Cooperation

March 30, 1936

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, approved April 8, 1935 (Public Resolution No. 11, 74th Congress), and to make possible the more effective use of said enactment, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1. George L. Berry is designated as Coordinator for Industrial Cooperation, and charged with the following functions and duties:

To arrange for and supervise, subject to the direction of the President, conferences of representatives of industry, investors, labor and consumers for consideration of means of supplementing the Government's efforts by providing employment for the greatest possible number of employable persons and of improving and maintaining industrial, commercial and labor standards as they affect employment, and to submit reports and recommendations to the President with respect thereto.

The Coordinator is to serve without salary but is authorized to incur such expenses as may be necessary to the performance of the functions herein authorized, and to appoint, without regard to the civil service laws, such officers and employees as may be necessary, prescribe their duties and responsibilities, and, without regard to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, to fix the compensation of any officers and employees so appointed.

2. Allocations will be made hereafter for the administrative expenses of the Coordinator for Industrial Cooperation.

3. The Secretary of Commerce shall provide space and equipment adequate for the requirements of the work of the Coordinator for Industrial Cooperation.

4. This order shall become effective April 1, 1936.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

March 30, 1936.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7324—Designating George L. Berry As Coordinator for Industrial Cooperation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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