§ 24. Mr. W. A. Robinson
asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that a trade dispute, arising out of a non-acceptance of an award by the 370 vice. Their remuneration is based on a scale related to the volume of work. It continues during a branch manager's absence on holiday or sick leave, but either he will have to appoint a deputy, or an officer of the Department can be placed in control at a charge of 10s. a day; the conditions of service do not include provision for pensions.
§ Mr. Thorne
Do I understand that that is the recognised method of dealing with these people? Is it not a rather pernicious system that they should be paid by results?