Story: Apprenticeships and trade training

Fining employers

Fining employers

This 1908 clipping from the Wellington newspaper the Evening Post reports two decisions by the Arbitration Court. A firm of tailors and a carpenter were fined for breaking the laws on apprenticeship. The tailors were fined for employing too high a ratio of apprentices to qualified tradespeople, and the carpenter for employing an apprentice who was not properly registered for training.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Evening Post, 18 February 1908, p. 8

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Jeremy Baker, 'Apprenticeships and trade training - Apprenticeship until 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23777/fining-employers (accessed 24 April 2019)

Story by Jeremy Baker, published 11 Mar 2010