British National Insurance ACT, 1911 (Paperback)


Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: firearms; iron founding; the construction of vehicles; and sawmill- ing, including machine woodwork. The contributions for this form of insurance are made partly by the workmen, partly by employers, and partly drawn from the public funds. Workmen and employers pay equal shares of a weekly contribution of 5d. (10 cents), while Parliament contributes annually a sum equal to one-third of the total contributions received from employers and workmen during that year. In general the employer is expected to pay the contributions of both himself and his workman, deducting the workman's portion of the contribution from wages payable to the latter. Applicants for benefits under this branch of the act mast show that they have been employed in an insured trade in each of not less than 26 separate calendar weeks in the preceding five years, that they are capable of working but unable to obtain suitable employment, and have not exhausted their right to benefits under this part of the act. Workmen are not required to accept employment in place of striking workmen, or at a lower rate of pay than is customary in their line of employment in their district. Where, however, the employment is lost by reason of a stoppage of work due to a trade dispute in the establishment in which the workman was employed he can receive no benefits so long as such stoppage of work continues unless he has during such stoppage become actively employed elsewhere in an insured trade. Workmen losing employment through misconduct or voluntarily leaving employment without just cause may receive no benefits for a period of six weeks from the date of such loss of employment. The benefits payable in cases of unemployment begin after the first week of the period of unemployment and are fixed at 7s. ($1.70) per week unless some...

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: firearms; iron founding; the construction of vehicles; and sawmill- ing, including machine woodwork. The contributions for this form of insurance are made partly by the workmen, partly by employers, and partly drawn from the public funds. Workmen and employers pay equal shares of a weekly contribution of 5d. (10 cents), while Parliament contributes annually a sum equal to one-third of the total contributions received from employers and workmen during that year. In general the employer is expected to pay the contributions of both himself and his workman, deducting the workman's portion of the contribution from wages payable to the latter. Applicants for benefits under this branch of the act mast show that they have been employed in an insured trade in each of not less than 26 separate calendar weeks in the preceding five years, that they are capable of working but unable to obtain suitable employment, and have not exhausted their right to benefits under this part of the act. Workmen are not required to accept employment in place of striking workmen, or at a lower rate of pay than is customary in their line of employment in their district. Where, however, the employment is lost by reason of a stoppage of work due to a trade dispute in the establishment in which the workman was employed he can receive no benefits so long as such stoppage of work continues unless he has during such stoppage become actively employed elsewhere in an insured trade. Workmen losing employment through misconduct or voluntarily leaving employment without just cause may receive no benefits for a period of six weeks from the date of such loss of employment. The benefits payable in cases of unemployment begin after the first week of the period of unemployment and are fixed at 7s. ($1.70) per week unless some...

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February 2012

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February 2012

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246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)

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Paperback - Trade

Pages

98

ISBN-13

978-0-217-91166-5

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9780217911665

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0-217-91166-8



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