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September 16, 1933

Association News

JAMA. 1933;101(12):935-936. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740370039017


To the Editor:  —My attention has been called to editorials which have appeared in the issues of August 12, 19 and 26, of The Journal of the American Medical Society, and I regret that there has been a misunderstanding of the National Recovery Administration's policy toward doctors and dentists.While it is not the intention of the Administration to make it a matter of compulsion to have professional persons place their employees under the provisions of the President's Reemployment Agreement, it is the earnest desire of the Administration that they do so, thus showing their willingness to cooperate with the President's Reemployment Program.Under the provisions of the Agreement, professional employees of doctors and dentists are excepted from the maximum hour provision of the Agreement while employed in their professional capacity. The term "professional employee" includes interns, technicians and nurses. All non-professional employees are intended to

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