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SR 1913 No. 32 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 08 Feb 1913
Date of repeal 15 Oct 1913
Repealed by Statistics Regulations 1913 (Provisional)

STATUTORY RULES.

1913. No. 32.

 

PROVISIONAL REGULATION UNDER THE CENSUS AND STATISTICS ACT 1905.

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby certify that, on account of urgency, the following Regulation under the Census and Statistics Act 1905 should come into immediate operation, and make the Regulation to come into operation forthwith as a Provisional Regulation.

Dated this fifth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirteen.

DENMAN,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

KING O’MALLEY,

Minister of State for Home Affairs.

Returns of Employers’ Statistics.

1. (1) Every employer shall, within fourteen days after being required in writing by the Statistician, or by an agent or correspondent duly appointed under the Statutory Rules 1912, No. 116, so to do, furnish to the Statistician the particulars set out in the prescribed form of return of Employer’s Statistics.

(2) In order to comply with this Regulation, an employer shall fill in the particulars in the prescribed form, and shall sign the form and transmit it, either by post or otherwise, to the Statistician, or to such agent and correspondent as aforesaid.

(3) In this Regulation “Employer” includes—

(a) Any employer in any industry;

(b) The manager, overseer, or person for the time being acting for and on behalf of any employer.

(4) In this Regulation “Industry” includes—

(a) Any business, trade, manufacture, undertaking, or calling of employers, on land or water;

(b) Any calling, service, employment, handicraft, or industrial occupation or avocation of employés, on land or water; and

(c) A branch of an industry and a group of industries.

 

 

 

 

C.1557.—Price 3d.

2. The prescribed forms of return are as follow:—

E./D. 1.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES.

The information asked for herein is required under the provisions of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.

Return relating to Dispute.

 

 

Notice.—Information supplied will be regarded as strictly confidential, and will be published in the form of Summaries only, so as to show general conditions only; the individual sources of information will not be disclosed. The names of establishments and organizations concerned in large or important disputes may occasionally be published when the information is a matter of common knowledge and publicity in the press.

 

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

 

 

Office No.

State

Ref. No.

Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Employer’s Return.

Part I.To be returned as soon as possible, without waiting for termination of dispute.

Questions.

Replies.

1.

Name of industry or trade affected................................

 

2.

Town or locality in which dispute took place................

 

3.

Number of firms whose work-people were on strike or were locked out....................................................................................

 

4.

If an Employers’ Association is concerned in the dispute, please give its title and the name and address of its secretary..

 

5.

If no Employers’ Association is concerned, please furnish the names and addresses of the principal firms involved.........

 

6.

Cause or object of strike or lock-out..............................

 

 

(Answer this question so as to show the difference between the conditions under which the employés worked before the strike or lock-out and the conditions which they desire to obtain.)

 

7.

Date of the first day on which the work-people were absent from work through strike or lock-out..................................

 

 

(Please enclose copy of any demands, notices, or applications connected with the origin of the dispute.)

 


 

Employer’s Return.—Part I.—continued.

Questions.

Replies.

 

Number of Employés of your Firm only.

Total Number of Employés of all Firms in your State.

 

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

8.

Total number of work-people on strike or locked out.

 

 

 

 

9.

Total number of work-people involuntarily thrown out of work as a result of the strike or lock-out, but who were not themselves on strike or locked out.......................................................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total number of all work-people affected in your State

 

 

 

 

Signature

Address

Date

E./D.1.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

 

 

Office No.

State

Ref. No.

Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Employer’s Return.

Part II.—To be forwarded as soon as the Dispute is terminated.

Questions.

Replies.

10.

Date of termination of strike or lock-out, that is, either—

 

 

(a) the last week-day on which the work-people were on strike or lock-out; or

 

 

(b) if there was no definite end to the dispute, the date by which it may be regarded as practically closed      

 

11.

On what conditions or terms was work resumed?....

 

 

(Please state in regard to each demand made whether and in how far it was granted, and what other concessions were made.)

 

 

Kindly enclose copy of any printed or written agreement.

 


 

Employer’s Return.—Part II.—continued.

Questions.

Replies.

12.

Method of settlement. Was the dispute settled—

 

 

(a) By negotiations between employers and employés, or their representatives? (b) By negotiations and intervention or assist­ance of a distinctive third party? (c) By award of a State Conciliation and Arbitration Court or Wages Board? (d) By compulsory conference under the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Act? (e) By award of the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Court? (f) By registered agreement? (g) By filling places of work-people on strike or locked out? (h) By shutting down establishment permanently? (i) By other methods (specify).....................................................

 

13

Total estimated loss in wages to work-people—

 

 

(a) Employés of your firm on strike or locked out 

£

 

(b) Employés of other firms in your State on strike or looked out......................................................................

£

 

(c) Persons thrown out of work involuntarily as a result of the strike or lock-out, but who were not themselves on strike or locked out?.......................................................

£

14. If the result involved a change in rates of wages or hours of labour, give the following particulars for all employés whose wages or hours of labour were changed, whether strikers or not:—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Occupations affected by Changes in Wages or Hours.

Number of Work-people whose Wages or Hours were Changed.*

Date from which Change takes effect.

Rates of Wages† in a Full Week, exclusive of Overtime.

Hours of Labour in a Full Week, exclusive of Meal Times and Overtime.

Number of Employés of your Firm only.

Total Number Employés of all Firms in your State.

Before Change.

After Change.

Before Change.

After Change.

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* The number given must include all work-people affected by the change in wages or hours, even if they were not out of work as a result of the dispute.

† In the case of piece-workers please state in these columns the estimated average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker in each occupation before and after the change.

Signature

Address

Date

E./C.R.W.1.

 

Office No.

State

Ref. No.

Class No.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

Employer’s Return.

CHANGES IN RATES OF WAGES AND HOURS OF LABOUR.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Notice.—Individual Returns are regarded as strictly confidential, and will not be published separately or disclosed under any circumstances. Each question should be answered carefully, in order that further correspondence may be rendered unnecessary. Remarks with reference to any question may be written on the reverse side of this form.

Trading Name of Factory, Works, Establishment, &c.

Address by Post

Information Required.

 

1.

Was the change generally adopted in your town or locality?......

 

2.

If an Employers’ Association was concerned, please give its title, and name and address of its Secretary...................................................................

 

3.

If no Employers’ Association is concerned, please furnish names and addresses of the principal firms involved.......................................................

 

4.

Date from which change took effect................................................

 

5.

Was the change arranged—(a) by voluntary action of the employers; (b) by direct negotiations between employers and employés; (c) by negotiations or intervention or assistance of a distinctive third party; (d) by compulsory conference under the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Act; (e) by award of the Federal Arbitration Court; (f) by award or determination of a State Arbitration Court or Wages Board; or (g) by agreement registered under Federal or State Act; or (h) by some other means?

 

6. Please fill in the form on the back of this sheet, specifying particulars separately (so far as you are able to do so) for each occupation affected by the change. If you are not able to give separate particulars for every occupation, include all those occupations affected by the change, and for which you cannot give separate particulars, in the last line “all others,” and specify an average rate of wage for those persons engaged in such occupations, before and after the change.

Please specify in second and third columns number of work-people in the employment of your firm affected by the change; and in fourth and fifth columns specify total estimated number of all work-people affected in your State.

Occupations of Employés affected by Change

Number of Work-people affected by Change and in the Employment of your Firm.

Estimated Total Number of all Work-people in the State affected by the Change.

Rates of Wages* in a Full Week, exclusive of Overtime.

Hours of Labour per Week (exclusive of Meal Periods and Overtime).

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

Before Change.

After Change.

Before Change.

After Change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Others

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* In the case of a change in piece rates of wages please specify in these columns the estimated average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker in each occupation before and after the change.

Kindly enclose copy of any award, determination, or agreement that may have been made regarding this change.

Remarks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Signature of Proprietor or Manager

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