After considering the General Manager's documents the Committee passed the following Resolutions:
240. RESOLVED:- That the following amendments be made to the proposed scheme:-
Grade C - Branch Managers
To consist of 3 Divisions made up as follows:-
Division 3 £200 per annum £300 per annum
" 2 £300 " " £400 " "
" 1 £400 " " £500 " "
£400 per annum £600 per annum
Grade A - Chief Clerks
£450 per annum £650 per annum
241. RESOLVED:- That the General Committee be recommended to approve the Scheme as amended and to pass Resolutions as follows:-
1 That subject to the approval of the Salaries, Wages, & Labour Committee where necessary the Grading Scheme above referred to be adopted.
2 That the Chairman (Mr Councillor Appleby) and the General Manager be authorised to confer with the Salaries, Wages, & Labour Committee and obtain their approval to the proposals so far as such a course may be necessary under the Standing Orders of the Council.
3 That as from the 1st May 1923, Mr H G Wright be promoted to the post of Superintendent of Branches.
4 That the following officers be promoted as indicated below, such promotions to take effect as from the 1st April next:-
Name Promotion Grade
D W Woodcock Branch Manager C2
F H Deville Branch Manager C3
W F Heath Branch Manager C3
A T Guest Relied Branch Manager D
J Baker Cashier at Head Office E
5 That as from the 1st April next the following existing Branch Managers be placed in the Grades indicated below:-
A F Lambeth C2
W I Wynn C3
C Danks C3
B C Neighbour C3
E H Viney C3
6 That, as the remaining existing Branch Managers complete their period of training, the General Manager report thereon in order that such Officers may be suitably graded.
7 That the placing of the female clerks into their suitable Grades be left in the hands of the General Manager.
8 That the Chairman of the General Committee (Mr Councillor Appleby) and the General Manager be authorised to make such adjustments in the salaries of existing Officers as are necessary under the Scheme, and to spread the increase over such period as they may consider suitable in cases where such action is considered desirable.
9 That as from the 1st March next, the undermentioned persons be appointed to the positions and Grades, and at the commencing basic salaries per annum below indicated:-
Name Position Grade Salary
J E Chapman Branch Manager C3 £235
H E Martin Relief Branch Manager D £175
G A Harling Cashier at Head Office E £150
The Sub-Committee then considered the question of increasing the salaries of the General Manager and Assistant General Manager.
242. RESOLVED:- That the General Committee be recommended to ask the Salaries, Wages, & Labour Committee to agree to the basic salary of the Assistant General Manager (Mr F Ellison) being increased by £100 per annum as from 1st April next, a further £100 per annum as from 1st April 1924, and a further £100 per annum as from 1st April 1925.
243. RESOLVED:- That the General Committee be recommended to ask the Salaries, Wages, & Labour Committee to agree to the salary of the General Manager (Mr J P Hilton) being increased by £100 per annum as from 1st April next.
The result of the General Manager's recommendations,
and the subsequent amendments made by the Committee,
are shown in the following tables:
|Grade A - Chief Clerks:|
|Grade B - Superintendent of Branches:|
|Grade C: Branch Managers:|
|Division 3 Minimum:||200|
|Division 2 Minimum:||300|
|Division 1 Minimum:||400|
|Grade D: Clerks-in-Charge of Daily Branches|
|and Relief Branch Managers:|
|Grade E: Cashiers at Head Office:|
|Grade F: General Clerks - permanent staff|
|On attaining 21 years of age||85|
|Grade H - Youths:|
|Ex Grade: Cashier at Head Office||150|
|Grade A - Sub-heads:|
|Grade B - After proved efficiency:|
|Grade C - General Duties:|
|19 years of age:||55|
|20 years of age:||60|