Taikoo Dockyard Pool Staff Letterbook

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Scope and Content

Correspondence between Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Company and the Hong Kong and Whampoa Dock Company Limited. Correspondence concerns staff terms in relation to Pool agreements including; staff salaries; high cost of living allowance; Provident fund and pension scheme; a copy of the Taikoo pension and provident fund terms; staff leave and travel; payment for time lost during a typhoon; holidays; Taikoo Chinese school for children of staff. Volume is subdivided into correspondence concerning 'European' and 'Chinese' staff.

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