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The Labor Movement.

[per press association.} • Sydnhy, April;iU£:;;"! The Seamen's Uiuon are boycotting > £ the Janet NicoH» the well-known Island trader, for employing Kanakas as members; of her crew. The Captain of the vessel sUtes in explanation that, , he employed a/crew composed of Union V men on his last voyage, and he found them uncontrollable. - (Received April 12, 12.10 p.m.) - ; London, April J. 1.;.» Three hundred thousand members of Trade Unions, Radical Clubs, and Friendly Societies will hold a demonstration in Hyde Park on May i 4th, in honor of the Sight Hours Labor Bill. The London Trade and

Labor Council have resolved to ignore^, the Chamber, of Commeice -and<!t»*> leave the Trade Unions and employers to settle their- own,-disputes.-.-.-It j was agreed to allow delegates; from"; Female Unions to ' become members of the Conncil.

VnaroA;. April. ITi A Strikes have occurred inniany trades, operatives demanding: eight hours' "~ labor and an increase ot 50- per cent -if; in wages. Six hundred yienria~Uni6ns "'' will hold a demonstration on MayJ.st.ij advocating the eighty hours' system.!^!B

Cheistchukch, April JUL, Tlie Committee of "the • Cant6*«ry l branch of the Railway Servanta 1 Association voted £10 towards the. assistance 7of - the Petone operatives who are on strike. 5. -At. the meeting of the Tailors* Union to-night it Avas stated that the manager of the KawK»i Clothing Factory, which was-, ■> now working upder the New Zealand log;----required better work than was provided^ J for by that system and that the girls =,- consequently oould not earn a living. A 'I deputation was appointed to request tKe Vr Directors to adopt the Dunedin system in. r ; its entirety. -. ->\ ; :"' v , , . ;( {} {«

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The Labor Movement., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2399, 12 April 1890

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The Labor Movement. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2399, 12 April 1890

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