§ 40. Mr. JOHNSTON
asked the Minister of Labour the rates of wages paid and hours of labour worked by the peons and labourers engaged in the meat-packing industry in the Argentine Republic; and by the cattlemen and meat packers in Australia?
|MINIMUM WEEKLY RATES of WAGE and Ordinary Hours of Labour for ADULT MALE WORKERS in the MEAT-PACKING INDUSTRY in SYDNEY and MELBOURNE at 30th June, 1926.*|
|Rate of wages per week.||Hours of labour per week.||Rate of wages per week.||Hours of labour per week.|
|Cappers||…||94||0||44||87s. 6d. & 95s. 6d.||48|
|Guillotine hands||…||88||0||87s. 6d.||48|
|Seamers||…||94||0||87s. 6d.& 95s. 6d.||48|
|* The rates of wages are stated to be quoted from the latest Award, Determination or Agreement in force at 30th June, 1926.|