File 3.1 - Vereeniging Brick & Tile Co. Enquiry

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ZA HPRA AD843B-3-3.1


Vereeniging Brick & Tile Co. Enquiry


  • August 1945 - January 1946 (Creation)

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S.A.I.R.R. enquiry into grievances, other than wages, affecting relations between the Vereeniging Brick and Tile Company and its Black workers.

The grievances include:

prohibition of activities of the African Brick and Tile Workers' Union.

Sick Benefit Fund.

the demand for home brewing of Kaffir beer and alleged dismissal of employees convicted of brewing.

threatened strike.

Correspondence, reports of interviews, minutes of meetings and final report on the investigation.

Correspondents: Department of Labour, H. Jacobs (Works Manager, Vereeniging Brick and Tile Company, J.D. Rheinallt Jones, Frank McGregor, A.R. Marokane (Secretary, African Brick and Tile Workers' Union), E. Thompson (Compound Manager, Vereeniging Brick and Tile Company), Quintin Whyte.

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