The Rubber Factory has four new MAC members, none of whom has served before. They are all steady and reliable workers, in whom their companions on the conveyors, machines, and presses, have the utmost confidence.
Two of them are on the 2nd floor, representing Departments 321-3 and two are on the top floor.
One of the former is Bill Jones, a clicker on Dept 323, where nearly all the workers are married men. Bill has seen eight years’ service in the rubber factory. He is a great believer in the MAC, on which, he said, it is a pleasure to serve.
“I have not been a member long,” he told Bata Record, “but I have already had personal experience of its value. I am ready and willing to help everyone who has a grievance, or any other matter appertaining to work, and do to my bests to obtain a settlement, either before or at a monthly meeting.”
“I find that foremen and floormanagers, despite continuous calls on their time, as a representative of the workers generally, and to consider anything I might suggest, and that they are only too pleased to grant a request, if ever possible. If it is not possible, they give a clear and sympathetic explanation.”
“In my short period of office, two matters have been raised”