Maoriland Worker, Volume 7, Issue 295, 11 October 1916, Page 3
GENERAL LABORERS' UNION.
At tho Arbitration Cotirl sitting last week, Conciliation Couu-'il recommendations dealing wi.li Coal "lards' Laborers and' Baiid'-TS and Conlractors' Laborers wero made au award. Mr. McAli'en appeared fo; the Union. At the hearing of the first car.c, Mr. Mc Allen snid tint au omployoi had been, charged with a broach rF tho preference clause, and tho magistrate held with the employer's lawyer that tho preamble to the award unci '.ho preamblo to tho uanjo of tho union not being identical, there nas nothing to connect tho two.
The President said tirafc Iho courtfrequently found that tin ions named themselves wrongly in their citations, but a mc*o mistake br the printer in tho heading (such as ilr. McAllon suggested) could not prejudice the award".
In connection with an agreement; affecting: the laborers employed by Ktl bodies tho Court said that a preference clause providing for the dismissal of non-members would havo to bo enquired into to see whether ifc was permissible.