During a national emergency declared by the President, the regular working hours of laborers and mechanics of the Department of the Army producing military supplies or munitions are 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week. However, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army these hours may be exceeded. Each laborer or mechanic who works more than 40 hours in a workweek shall be paid at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular hourly rate for each hour in excess of 40.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 234.)
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July 2, 1940, ch. 508, § 4(b), 54 Stat. 714.
The words “Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law” are omitted as surplusage. The word “producing” is substituted for the words “who are engaged in the manufacture or production”. The last sentence is substituted for 5:189a (last 34 words).
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