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The Labor Troubles.

[PBR PRESS ASSOCIATION.]

, / .. Auckland, June 4. The Master Drapers have decided to form an Association.

The Seamen's and Lumpers Union have resolved to support the project which has been mentioned for the formation of a co-operative tailoring business. The donation of assistancefrom Dunedin to the tailoresses on strike was received at a, meeting of* the .Tailoresses' Union with loud, cheers. -The JJnion,have decided to ; give weekly allowances to. the. strikers. A donation of i 66 was received from .the Miners 1 .Union..at Huntley, Waikato, ft young, society^ It is probable that the. Tutoresses'^Union-will -become incorporated with the JEfnights of Labor. A meeting of employees; in the drapery and outfitting business to-day adopted the following "proposal -T-" That'the meeting recommends the Early Closing Association to make further efforts to secure, the support of the suburbs to the 2 o'clock movement before eiiforcing it'in Queen street, and further recommend them to inlv<ic;ito the adoption' of \&' permissive .Closing Bill." Employers.'in* Queen street complain that the movement should affect all the shops at once

Wanoanui, June 4,

A deputation of farmers met the farriers this evening to discuss the lately revised tariff for horse-shoeing. - The farriers submitted a cash tariff showing a reduction of 10 per cent, which, however, was not accepted. . After discussion the. farriers decided to discuss the matter further at the next meeting.

Dunedest. June 4

5 - At a meeting of the Grocers' Assistants it was decided to form a union, and 60 members joined. It. was resolved if they would accept them to join the Drapers' Assistants' Union. A delegate from the latter stated that there would probably be no difficulty, if a. majority, of the Grocers' Assistants joined,* "",*"* .

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The Labor Troubles., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2433, 5 June 1890

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The Labor Troubles. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2433, 5 June 1890

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