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The Railway Troubles.

. The Commissioners hAVB, resolved to make the following: niater^al, oonceftsions. to the demands- of the ; employees •—(1) By restricting.boji labour in shops. (2). Giving extra pay for guards' overtime.. (3) By abandoning, the rule which leaves the locfU officer to fix the working time and by allowing standing. time up to three hours at a spell to count for working time in the .case;of idrwerj^v^remen and tfuards,,: without a deduction, for the dinner hour. . (4) Restricting excessive, hours. (5) Abating piecework,jM»ta rule.. (6)' Raising the ago for cleaners to enter. But' they cannot 'undertaker,"to treat persons engaged., on intermittent servicas . on the same basis as those on continuo^is work ; the latter wrork on the, ;eight-hoiir system, the former must have their duties regulated According; to (1 , services. Tlte adoption of, eight'hours adaj^foir inter-, mittent workers, as suggested;"while costing the Colony probably 1650,00O L a year t would also in many instances'gii^e employees on the lightest and'least' respori- 7 sible. duty the highest wage:'., , !',

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The Railway Troubles., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2448, 23 June 1890

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The Railway Troubles. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2448, 23 June 1890

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