Report on Labour Conditions in the Tram & Bus Services||
From the data given below, it may be seen further tliat though there ha been a slight decrease in the number of cars in 1941, 1943 and 1944, the volum of passenger traffic has been maintained at a very high level and that it ha recorded even an enormous increase in 1944.
The total ii umber of employees has risen from 1,256 in August 1939 1 1,394 at the end of November 1944, the reason being the increased volume c traffic, as has been pointed out already. The entire labour force exceptir 60 women (62 in August 1939 and 59 in November 1944) consists of adult male Child labour is not employed. The distribution of workers in the diUercj departments of tLe company is tabulated here :—
Time-rate and piece-rate workers.—All employees are on a time-rate, has:
Length of service.—The data furnished by the Company show that many as 601 (45.2 per cent.) have put in over 10 years of service and th tbis percentage would go up to 62.4 if workers above 5 years of service a also taken into consideration. Nevertheless new entrants (below 1 year service) form 20.4 per cent, and this is due to the fact that there has be iu recent years a fair amount of labour turnover particularly among: the old people, who have left the service for one reason or other.table LXXI