1913 Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners
|Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners, Yeadon and District Branch
No 1 That the rate of wages to be 8d per hour to be increased to 8d + i/4
(farthing) per hour on October 1st 1913.
No 2 That the hours shall be 49 & a half per week, a working day to be
9 hours. Meal times to be arranged on the job.
No 3 That overtime be paid at the double time for Sundays and Xmas Day. All
local holidays to be paid at the rate of Saturdays.
No 4 Time and travelling expenses to be paid by the masters if over two
miles to a job but workmen sent into a town or district where the wages are
higher shall conform to the regulations of the district where the job is
No 5 Workmen not paid on the job to be at the pay office not later than
12.15 noon. That 1& a half grinding time be allowed.
On the reverse it is written "Page one of an agreement with the Amalgamated
Society of Carpenters and Joiners (Yeadon and District Branch) Dated 1913
possibly May of that year." A summary of the above rules follows.
of the agreement with the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners (Yeadon
and District Branch)
Any alterations 5 months notice to be given by either side. Terminate on
the 31st of May each year, signed by Percy Ainsworth
Fred Robinson J ? Atkinson John Maude George Grimshaw Edgar Whalley Smith
Grimshaw Stephen Hudson
T Grimshaw Fred Rushworth J Rushworth & Sons W Haxington
The reverse of the document is handwritten and states " That these rules be
equally binding to employers and workmen alike. Should any alteration be
required 5 months notice must be given by either side to terminate on the 31st
day of May each year. Next the signatures of the above men.
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