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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 69

Scale of Wages

page 4

Scale of Wages.

United Millers, Engine Drivers, and Mill Employees' Society of New Zealand.

The following Scale of Wages was drawn up and approved of at a Conference of Delegates representing the Trade from the various Milling Centres of New Zealand:—
  • Foreman Miller, having charge of a Mill of a capacity of under 5 sacks per hour, £3 10s. per week of 48 hours.
  • Foreman Miller, having charge of a Mill of a capacity of 5 sacks and up to, but not including 10 sacks per hour, £4 per week of 48 hours.
  • Foreman Miller, having charge of a Mill of a capacity of 10 sacks per hour and over, £5 per week of 48 hours.
  • General Miller, for Mills of a capacity of under 10 sacks per hour, £2 15s. per week of 48 hours; over 10 sacks per hour £3 per week of 48 hours.
  • Wheat Mixers or Smuttermen, £2 8s. per week of 48 hours.
  • General Hands, Flour and Bran Packers and General Mill Hands, £2 5s. per week of 48 hours.
  • Mill Engine Drivers, £2 15s. per week of 48 hours.
  • Firemen, where firemen are employed, £2 8s. per week of 48 hours.
  • Storeman, where a man is specially employed and held responsible for the receiving and delivering of all milling produce, £3 per week of 48 hours.

The foregoing Scale of Wages applies to both Roller and Stone Mills.