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LABOR QUESTIONS.

[PEB PRESS ASSOCIATION.]

London, June 13 and 14. \

Mr Munro's resignation has been accepted. The postmen and police threaten. to go, out on strike if their demands for an increase of wages are not granted. The police urge that Mr Munro be reinstated, and they threaten to strike on the 20fch,unless,,they are better paid. ; ) There is.cohsiderable delay and friction t in postal work in consequence of Mr Cecil Raikes suspending a large number of postmen who attended a Union meeting. ; " Gbeymouth, June 14. Branches of the Postal-Telegraph Asso-' ciation have been formed at Greymouth, Hokitika, and Westport, which includes nearly every officer on the West Coast. " Napier, June 15. - • A branch of ;the Postal-Telegraph Officers' Society was formed here last night. Wellington, June 15. At a large meeting of the officers of the Wellington Postal-Telegraph Service on' Saturday night; it was apreed to form a branch of the. New Zealand Ppsfcal-Telej-graph- Society.' '-Forty-eight''members-were enrolled. ; '■'- . '- Dunedin, June 14. • The outcome of the Shag Point dispute is that the proprietors of ,the mine yield to the terms of the Maritime Council, and the strike ended by the return "of the men to work the mine. {

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LABOR QUESTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890

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LABOR QUESTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890

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