Awards, Recommendations, Agreements, Orders, Etc Volume 8

Awards, Recommendations, Agreements, Orders, Etc Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: as to enable the former to have a better opportunity of learning his trade. For the purpose of determining the proportion of apprentices and female stitchers to journeymen, in taking any new apprentice or female stitcher, the calculation shall be based on a two-thirds full-time employment of competent journeymen employed during the previous three calendar months. Female Stitchers. 7. All female stitchers employed shall be paid a weekly wage--for the first year, 7s. 6d. per week; for the second year, 12s. 6d per week; for the third year, 17s. 6d. per week; for the fourth year, 1 5s. per week. Female stitchers in the saddlery branch are debarred from panel-making. Holidays. 8. The following shall be recognised holidays in all branches: viz., Good Friday, Easter Monday, the Sovereign's Birthday, Labour Day, Prince of Wales's Birthday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, and Anniversary Day. Preference to Unionists. 9-(a.) So long as the rules of the union permit any person of good character and sober habits to become a member on payment of an entrance fee not exceeding 5s., upon his application, without ballot or other election, and so to continue, on contributing subscriptions not exceeding 6d. per week, the employer shall employ members of the union in preference to non-members: provided that there are members of the union equally qualified with non-members to perform the particular work; but this shall not compel an employer to dismiss any worker now employed by him. (b.) No employer shall in the engagement or dismissal of his men discriminate against members of the union, or shall in the conduct of his business do anything directly or indirectly for the purpose of injuring the union. (c.) Where members of the union more

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  • Paperback | 474 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 839g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236546024
  • 9781236546029