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SR 1913 No. 33 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Repealed by Statistics Regulations 1913 (Provisional)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. 33.

PROVISIONAL REGULATIONS 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 Regulations under the Census and Statistics Act 1905 should come into immediate operation, and make the Regulations to come into operation forthwith as “Provisional Regulations.”

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.

Return of Trade Union Statistics.

1. (1) The Secretary, or Acting Secretary, or other Officer of every Trade Union shall, within fourteen days after being required, in writing, by the Statistician or by an Agent and Correspondent, duly appointed under Statutory Rules 1912, No. 12, so to do, furnish the Statistician the particulars set out in the prescribed forms of return of Trade Union Statistics.

(2) In order to comply with this Regulation, the Secretary, Acting Secretary, or other Officer, as the case may be, of every Trade Union shall fill in the particulars in the prescribed forms, 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 “Trade Union” includes—

(a) Every trade union, whether registered or unregistered;

(b) Every branch of a trade union;

(c) Every association of the nature of a trade union, or having objects similar to those of a trade union; and

(d) Every branch of an association coming within paragraph (c).

 

 

 

 

C.1558.—Price 3d.

(4) The prescribed forms of Trade Union Statistics are as follow:—

T.U./C.R.W.1.                                                                                                                                             Office No.

State                                                                                 Ref. No.                                                               Class No.

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

Trade Unions.

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. Remarks with reference to any question may be written on the reverse side of this form.

Full Name of Trade Union

Information Required.

Reply.

1.

Town or locality in which employés affected by the change are employed...........................................................................................................

 

2.

Name of Industry or Trade affected...............................................

 

3.

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

 

4.

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

 

5.

If no Employers’ Association is concerned, please furnish names and addresses of Principal Firms involved...........................................................

 

 

 

(Continue on back of sheet under heading “Remarks” if necessary).

6.

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 some other means?       

 

7. 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.

Particulars of Change in Rates of Wages or Hours of Labour.

Please specify the number of Members of your Union affected by the change, and also the estimated total number of all work-people (both Unionist and Non-unionists) affected in your State.

Occupations of Employés affected by the Change.

Number of Members of your Union affected.

Estimated Total Number of Work-people affected (both Unionists and Non-unionists)

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. If copy not yet available, please specify date of award, determination, or agreement.

Remarks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature of Secretary

 

 

Address

Date

191         .

 


 

T.U./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, and the Regulations made thereunder.

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.

Trade Union 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 and the conditions which they desired to obtain by striking.)

 

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.)

 


 

Trade Union Return—continued.

Questions.

Replies.

 

Number of Members of your Union only.

Total Number of Trade Unionists and Non-unionist.

 

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

8.

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

 

 

 

 

9.

Total number of other 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

 

 

 

 

 

Signature

 

 

Address

 

Date

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

 

 

Office No.

State

Ref. No.

Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

Trade Union 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 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.

 


 

Trade Union Return—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 filling places of work-people on strike or locked out? (g) By shutting down establishment permanently? (h) By other methods (specify)          

 

13.

Total estimated loss in wages to work-people—

 

 

(a) Members of your Union on strike or locked out             

£

 

(b) Other persons on strike or locked 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 Members of your Union only.

Total Numbers of Trade Unionists and Non-unionists.

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

Return as to Wages and Employment in Manufacturing Industries.

2. (1) The manager of every factory shall, within 28 days after being required, in writing, so to do by the Statistician, or by any person authorized, in writing, by the Statistician to make such requirement, fill in and supply to the best of his knowledge the particulars set out in the prescribed form of return relating to persons employed by him in or about the factory of which he is the manager.

(2) In order to comply with this Regulation, the manager of every factory 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 person authorized as aforesaid, or to a collector or agent duly appointed by the Statistician.

(3) In this Regulation—

“Manager” includes the proprietor, managing director, partner, overseer, or other person for the time being in charge of the factory; and

“Factory” includes any mill, workshop, or establishment where four or more persons are employed, or where power is used, and where any article or commodity, or part or ingredient thereof, is made or constructed.

(4) The prescribed form of return is as follows:—

 

1912, Class No.

 

Order No.

E. 1.

Factory No.

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

WAGES AND EMPLOYMENT IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES.

(Issued under the Census and Statistics Act 1905, and prescribed by the Governor-General in Council.)

This form must be filled in and returned to                                                                                              , together with the ordinary Manufactory Schedule for the year 1912.

Notice.—The information referred to on this form is required under the provisions of the Commonwealth Census and Statistics Act 1905 and the Regulations made thereunder, and the special attention of all persons who are required to supply information is directed to the following sections of that Act:—

Section 17.—For the purpose of enabling the statistics referred to in this part of this Act to be collected, all prescribed persons shall, to the best of their knowledge, when required by the Statistician so to do, fill up and supply, in accordance with the instructions contained in or accompanying the prescribed form, the particulars specified in that form. Penalty, £10.

Section 26.—No person shall knowingly make in any form or document filled up or supplied in pursuance of this Act, or in answer to any question asked him under the authority of this Act, any statement which is untrue in any material particular. Penalty. £50.

Individual returns are regarded as strictly confidential.

Nature of Factory, Works, &c.

Trading Name of Factory, Works, &c.

Address by Post


 

1. Number of work-people (exclusive of working proprietors, managers, overseers, accountants, and clerks, but inclusive of outworkers, if any) and amount paid in wages to such work-people during week ended the 30th November, 1912.*

Particulars.

Number of Work-people Employed during whole or any part of the Week* ended 30th November, 1912.

Amount Paid in Wages during and for the Week* ended 30th November, 1912.

Males....................................

Females................................

Number.

(Do not include Working Proprietors, Managers, Overseers, Accountants, or Clerks.)

£

(Do not include Amounts paid to Working Proprietors, Managers, Overseers, Accountants, or Clerks.)

Total.......................

 

 

* If your establishment, or any department thereof, was specially or abnormally busy or slack during the week ended 30th November, 1912, please substitute a week during the year which was not so affected, specifying date of last day in week.

2. Classified weekly rates of wages paid to work-people specified in Query 1 who were in your employ during whole or any part of the week ended the 30th November, 1912.

(Note.—In case of work-people employed at daily rates, the corresponding weekly rates, and the number employed at each such rate, must be given. In case of piece rates the average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker and the number employed at each rate must be specified.)

Weekly Rates of Wages.

Number of Persons Employed at each Rate.

Weekly Rates of Wages.

Number of Persons Employed at each Rate.

Weekly Rates of Wages.

Number of Persons Employed at each Rate.

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

s.

d.

Number.

Number.

s.

d.

Number.

Number.

s.

d.

Number.

Number.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Short Time or Overtime.—If your factory (or any department) worked short time or overtime during the year ended the 31st December, 1912, state—

 

Short Time.

Overtime.

(a) The average number of work-people affected each week

 

 

(b) The average time per employé per week in hours....................................

(c) The number of weeks....................................................................................

Give particulars of departments and occupations chiefly affected

4. State whether there was an excess or deficiency of work-people available at the commencement of the year 1913, specifying the particular classes of occupations affected.

Signature of Proprietor or Manager

Printed and Published for the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia by Albert J. Mullett, Acting Government Printer for the State of Victoria.