Wages and Hours of Labour; Report on Changes in Rates of Wages and Hours of Labour in the United Kingdom ... Volume 8-12

Wages and Hours of Labour; Report on Changes in Rates of Wages and Hours of Labour in the United Kingdom ... Volume 8-12

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...Drying and Tentering combined, Wet Cuttling Machines, Dollying, Second Men at Drying Machines, Milling Machines, and small Open Vessels to be referred to the Wages' Board to fix an equitable rate, based on this List of Wages paid at the time being. WOODWORKING TRADES. CABINET MAKERS AT BIRMINGHAM. (About 469 workpeople affected--see p. 130.) Agreement between the Master Cabinet Makers' Association and the Amalgamated Union of Cabinet Makers and Alliance Cabinet Makers' Association, which came into operation on 4th September, 1899. 1 Wages--That, on and after November 6th, 1899. the minimum rate of wages shall be 8JJ. per hour, or 38. Ad. per week. 2.--Hours per Week.--That 54 hours shall constitute a week. 3.--Opening of Shops--That time of opening shops be left to the employer, but a uniform time throughout the town is strongly recommended. 4.--Overtime.--That overtime shall be paid at the rate of time-and-a-quarter for the first two hours, after whiuh, time-and-a-half shall be paid for all work done up to the usual time of starting next morning. All overtime to commence after a lull working day. Christmas Days and Sundays--double time. 4a.--That workmen losing time through their own fault shall be excluded from the benefits of Rule 4, until they have worked the full possible week. 5.--Working-OUt Expenses.--That Is. per day be allowed as expenses to a man upon any work done away from the factory when he can conveniently get home at night. But if necessary for a man to take lodgings he shall be allowed 'Is. Gd. per day. Sundays included. 5a.--That Cabinet Makers and Carvers working under Rule 6 shall not be entitled to the It. per day expenses. 6.--Cabinet-joinery.--That Cabinet Makers and Carvers working on Bank, Bar, and Shop...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236813154
  • 9781236813152