Maoriland Worker, Rōrahi 7, Putanga 276, 31 Haratua 1916, Page 5
WORK TO CONTINUE
Last TJ'cok Messrs. JJevnn and Monl gomx-iy (vcprcsontirif; the AVost Cm-it Workers , Union) waited ou tho Minister of AVorljs at AVellington, ! and after disciisaiii!.; tlio wliolo situatiqn recoived a promise from tlio Minister tlint tho work nt the Otirn. tunnul would bo proceeded with and the number oi' men now employed would not bo decreased. The Minister also agicpd to abolish the contrnct system in voguq at tlio Bealcy »nd, and pl:ieo the "men on wa^es, , as at tho Otira end of the; liimicl. Somo thrco works apo ilie Bealey men ceasod work, on account «J" jjcid tiblo to make wages. The W«&t Coast Workers' I'nion has rpndorod a great service, not only •d> the workers concerned, but to tho whole-. of tbo West, Const country, the. development of which depends upon tho completion ot tho tunnels
There is no truth in tho statements recently published broadcast in tho /liiily press to the. elfeot that there is an abundance- of werk on the Lyttelton waterfront—it is a concoction. There is m> shortage* of labour at the port, aud workers from other centres should uo.t bo trapped into there.
An Anti. Oonscription Loa.guo has been, formed in Wellington. Jt. meota ttgain in the Trades Hall »t 10 uext Sunday morning.
* * * # A renb-payers' mooting decided to advise that, no increases , in rent, ba paid, and no notices to quit bo accepted L. M. A. Kiardcn is ssci'eta-ry of tho new Kent-payers'
Aesocia.t.ion. :|: * * * A spccifll meeting of Aiirklnml seamen demaaided tho rehigmnion of their prcfcjdeni. Mr Nixon, wlio had unce 1 ■ i
reaigned. * * * * AVellington Union officials "aro "p in anna aßoiiist rucent. Arbitratiou Cotnt decisions. * * * *
The "Call," a four-pa.go organ of lpternationa-I Socialism, is being published by members of the 8.5.P., and its dominant Doto is that tho Socialists of nil countries should uvgo tipon ibe working class the wisdom aud dairas of peace.