Situation in. Sydney.
Tliveatenecl Staapension gof the Shipping?.
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.. Sydney, June 9, The Johg'-pending | dispute.-between the j Wharf Laborers' Union and'-th© employers of wharf laborers, ' :represehted;v-i»y < vie ■' Employers' ■ Union, and ilsteam 3 ownergj.of Australasia, h*S,inched'the'acute^istage. Several panferences between masters and m<sn, at* which mutual conces- , sions were • made, ..with regard^^to-jnles . drafted by the Laborers 1;' but still, "however, there were certain pointa which the masters ' could not, with idighity.friYe' way. to. The" ' Trades' Council mediated^ in the matter/ ; but was not successful in makjng .a satiilac- ; tory-*arrangement.- A general inwtiii^W . merchants and traders will shortly be held to consider the Ttfhole difficulty, which will ' probably result in a suspension of the shipping trade; of Sydney, j ;*' I , :
at'Christchurch, and to make a levy of 2s 6d per week on each member until the dispute between the bakers and employees there is settled."
The Drapers Assistants' Union have decided to forward £5 for the assistance of the Petone Woollen Mill employees who are idle.
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LABOR TROUBYES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2437, 10 June 1890
LABOR TROUBYES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2437, 10 June 1890
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