INCREASE ALLOWED DECISION OP TRIBUNAIj O.C. WANGANUI, Friday. By 5 per cent and 4 per cent respectively, goods service operators in Wanganui city and district areas have had their cnarges Increased following a decision by the Goods Services Charges Tribunal, which sat at Wellington under the chairmanship of Sir Francis Frazer. Workers affected by the increase are drivers, motor mechanics and clerical workers. It is . calculated the increase in the total costs of operators result from the increase in the remuneration of workers under awards. According to advice received by the secretary of the Wanganui branch of the New Zealand Road Transport Alliance, Mr. E. W. F. Gohns, the new increases apply to all charges prescribed or reviewed by the tribunal to the date of decision and apply also to all charges which were prescribed by transport licensing authorities before December 15, 1942, and were in force on that date and which have not yet been reviewed. In those parts of New Zealand in which the charges have not been prescribed by •transport licensing authorities or by the tribunal the increases apply on the respective scales of charges current at December 15, 1942. The review on which the decision was founded is limited to the effect of reccnt wages increases determined by the Court of Arbitration.
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CAR FREIGHTAGE, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945
CAR FREIGHTAGE Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945
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