The Industrial Arbitration Reports, New South Wales Volume 4

The Industrial Arbitration Reports, New South Wales Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...I understand, of the hewing rate of the Bore Hole Seam; and it is further stated by him that it is proposed to reduce the hewing rate at Wallarah by 6d., or about 1904, 6d., which would be out of proportion to the 4d. per ton the I C035, ." reduction of the hewing rate in the Bore Hole Seam, under the Eiligggfgg resolution now in operation. We do not propose to make any NoB: .m" order with regard to the Wallarah Mine; we simply say that if COLLIER; the proposed reduction is out of proportion to the reduction proposed to be made in the hewing rate for the Bore Hole Seam, ---and if it is out of proportion to the reductions hitherto made at the Wallarah Mine, when the matter comes before the Court, and it is so proved--I do not know whether it will be or not--the Court will reserve to itself the right to see that the miners are not prejudiced in the enforcement of a smaller hewing rate than they are entitled to, just as we did in the case of the Lithgow copper smelters. In that case, the proprietors gave notice to the copper smelters that they intended to reduce their daily wage, and the men wisely continued to work under protest. When the matter came before the Court subsequently, the Court decided the reduction was not justified, and made an order for the payment to the men of the difierence between the wage that had actually been paid and the wage which the Court thought they were entitled to. I am of opinion that this application should be dismissed with 10 10s. costs. THE MEMBERS of the Court concurred. Summons dismissed. Solicitor for applicants: W. A. Reid. Solicitors for respondent: Minter, Simpson, 6' Co. In determining the selling price of coal under the Vestern Collieries award the accountant should more

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