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The Labor Troubles.

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OnthedrrivaLpf the steamer, Wai^iora lf from TBlufr" at" the wharf the: laborer*, re- / r^us^d toxdisQharge -her,, owing to a dia-pute-Wi6hitWS^^ffe3fe;t!M^«W*aite^ of; favoring certain meinbeVs o£ theMnftii IT I Eventually the Slevfedb're 1 ;w4s removed,-: and the vessel discharged,. The difficulty . is'only temporarily .arranged,-a^fi&tf i#ol<y trouble is anticipated 1. !/ '"'- v •'• tf.Vi. ' f,, „,, .. IjbNDONy June 5. The Dock, CompahieJß have «agreeii>terjj■* allow the Mill Gram Company-to haifalej their,,pwn, goods,, and;it:is likely^th©/^ system exteridedl.' 1' r '-: '-^:i;vj;'i ._ G. i Shiptbh,, Secretary' of' th« = Traders.. =- Council,, has been re-elected,: stfteratpharp, £/■ struggle with' the' {socialists' candwlat*, ,'rj who was supported by the^dockeraf! J-iif <\v:t " AuckilA3sfD,June.6i/;l The-^nightij ofjl^ibbr have* decided^*?/, print a list giving j^he names of the early and. late.closers, and forward themJ».the, _ various Unions. They have also resolved that Mr Joyce be asked to again introduce his Shop Hours Bill, altering the;hour of closing to that - first 'proposed, viz., six o!clock p.m. on first five days of the week, , and ten o'clock, p.m. on Siturclays/iaihd. evenings before holidays 5j f:also'' thab a" local option clause be added empowering, under suitable provisions',' the ''tHwfeso^ * shorten the hours of closing oh^aturdays, and adopting a half-holiday on some after-, noon of the week^ " "L J:':'^ lli''l^ "'"■''■ , \ L ■"■ " ' -.''•'. Donbdin, Jtm.e'6l //'- ---*Mr Millar, Secretary., of the Maritime; Council, to-day forwarded'a-letter to the oWnei-s of the Shag Point mine, submitting certain proposals for'the'settlement of the dispute between them and the^ miners, and stating that the metrwere willing to 1 have the proposals, submitted to, arbitration. . It was. further'" intuhat^d^tKiit 1 Ik « the event of the'iiiine being r wbrked^aif 1* 1 non-union mine, exfcrejfie action will be . taken at anearly date;; -'•« ?-'.".] tw-^b'i 1 Ataspecial ; meeting r of..the.^branch of the Eailway Servants" Sbjpietjr^the reddlfc of the voting ongiviiigiihe'Executive the right to r resort. to. extreme measure, tf necessary, 'was declared to be' {-^FofpOtm; against, 16 ; for federation with the Maritime Council/ 604 f-T again^ li^Sow) thirty-five niembers didliotjrote. iC:> t ;; (Received June 7, .12.46. pan,);?>.' tifo 'ii ; ! ''■'l-! i{:- .-o.'yX:- STDOTT, J»{o//-

'• The local branches ofrrtheySakationi^ Army have a"project- ofooti ; to establish ( B Übor bureaus oii similar lines.jto^tho«^.t*f vu be formed; byithe 1 head-quiifters in land. '" 'r- ;'-:i'/"' '■-.. m. rJ.\ <-} hai'ir.b::

.-" ' ■ •" .■: -••' < ' - ,r:"r ;!■•.■ :u n «»I>m ; At a public;.meeting at .Txaunate v cai ;A Thursday evening about 500. persons; ; werjß, xn present. < Messrs Parker and Bidsmeade,, ? of /the Canterbury; Trades. and^Labojur^ Council, addressed the, meeting ,m favour;j/[ o'f-Unionism. Mr Parker Btated that the • bakers of Timaru^were working, 95 hpurs a'week at 3d per'hour.-; He'stated thatiit I. was the, jDouncil's intention, to call"liie bakers out on strike, and a co-operative. bakery would be established if the wort-- *' men did not get justice. Mr Bidsmeade contended that Unionism helped men to better wages and_better hours, and it was I the duty olthe Unions to rearrange matters amicably befpreresorting ' to extreme measures.'. Major Steward,, '' M.H.R., occupied the chair, and votes of thanks were passed to all those taking"' part in the proceedings. / ' ' . -' „

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The Labor Troubles., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2435, 7 June 1890

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The Labor Troubles. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2435, 7 June 1890

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