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Thursday, 8 July 1926


Senator NEEDHAM (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the Minister representing the Postmaster-Genera], upon notice -

In view of the fact that the department, when estimating the cost of any telephone construction work, has to take into consideration the rate of pay, allowances, working conditions, &c, involved, will the Minister insert in all contract articles when future tenders are to be called for in connexion with telephone construction work, the following: - "That the successful tenderer shall give to all persons employed by him the same rates of pay, working conditions, supply of equipment, child endowment, travelling and camping allowance, &c, as those embodied in the Linemen's award of the Amalgamated Postal Workers' Union of Australia."







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