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AIRCRAFT WORKERS

CONDITIONS AND PAY AWARD ISSUED BY COURT The first comprehensive award for aircraft workers in New Zealand has been issued by the Arbitration Court. It applies to all workers employed in the construction, maintenance or repair of aircraft, and will remain in force till April 1 next. Parties to the award are the New Zealand Engineering, CoachbuUding, Aircraft and Related Trades Union, and the following companies: Air Travel (N.Z.), Ltd.. Hokitika, Cock Strait Airways, Ltd., De Havilland Aircraft Company of N.Z., Ltd., Tasman Empire Airways, and Union Airways. Provision is made for the following hourly rates of pay:—Senior aircraft engineer. 4/1; aircraft engineer, 3/10; senior aircraft tradesman, 3/4; aircraft tradesman, 3/1 J; senior aircraft hand, 2/10J; aircraft hand. 2/BJ. Also, special provision is made for additional payment to workers other than aircraft engineers who hold licenses under •vhich they are not required to operate. Weekly wage rates payable to boys and youths employed other than as aircraft engineers' assistants range from 27/6 to SO/, and for female workers employed by De Havilland Aircraft Company from 25/ to 57/6. The award provides for a 40-hour week, to be worked from Monday to Friday between the hours of 7.30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Employees whose attendance is necessary in connection with transport aircraft may work between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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AIRCRAFT WORKERS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 190, 13 August 1945

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AIRCRAFT WORKERS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 190, 13 August 1945

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