chapter  4
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The cost of resources

Arisingoutoflocalisedarrangementsgoverningtheemployment oflabour,astandarddocumentsettingoutthetermsandconditions ofemploymentonanationalbasishasbeenestablished,though provisionisstillmadefortheretentionofregionalrulesand variations.ThisstandardsetofrulesisknownastheNational WorkingRules(NWR)fortheBuildingIndustryandisissuedbythe NationalJointCouncilfortheBuildingIndustry,abodyrepresenting allpartsoftheindustryandwhosemainfunctionsaretofixthe ratesofwagesforoperativesandtodeterminetheirconditionsof employment.