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Labour Conditions at Liverpool.

9th May 1922, Page 5
9th May 1922
Page 5
Page 5, 9th May 1922 — Labour Conditions at Liverpool.
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Motor owners in Liverpool district are very dissatisfied with the conditions which prevail Olr the labour side. oi the road transport industry. A Sore point. with many of them is that when they use a trailer they are compelled. to employ a third man, etherwieeknown as a trailerman, when very frequently there is no work for .him to do. They do not desire the total abolition of the third man, but what they do :want is discretionary power to employ the trailerman when there is work for him to do— an alteration in working canditione that the union to. which motor men belong is not inclined to agree. Naturally, lorry ownera employing trailers wane to load and indeed their vehicles with the greatest possible. expedition, and when circumstances are favourable the third Man is a very -useful member. It is when working con


Locations: Liverpool

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