§ To encourage men to seek temporary release from the industry to obtain other employment, the national Board has decided to introduce the following scheme.
§ In order to ensure that an adequate and balanced labour force is retained, the national Board will determine the number of men who may be released in each port area
1. Conditions of Release
With the approval of the local board, a daily worker on the main register may be granted
immediate temporary release on the following conditions:—
2. Unemployment Benefit and National Assistance
Any man who takes advantage of this temporary release scheme, or who decides to leave the industry permanently, will be eligible—after the normal qualifying period of three days—for Unemployment Benefit and, in addition, to National Assistance if in need.
A man granted temporary release will be paid holiday pay due to him.
NOTE.—Any other information relating to this scheme may be obtained from the Board's local manager.