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LABOR QUESTIONS.

[pee pkess association.] London, July 4 and 5. : The Leeds Corporation has given way to;all the demands pi the gasmep, and will dismiss all the blacklegs, paying them £5000 instead of the usual notice. The strike cost, the Corporation £30,000. ' The Northumberland miners have obtained another advance in wages, making in all 30 per cent lately. It is probable that a compromise will be arranged' in connection with the telegraph operators' but they refuse to withdraw the threat that they will cease work on the 12th inst. unless overtime is abolished. The country postmen demand an increase of wages to £1 Is per week, and the city postmen to 245, A further number of men liave been suspended by the. Postmastjer-General for attending a meeting. The Union threatens to paralyse the postal business of London unless the men are reinstated. The excitement among the members of the police force is decreasing, but the officers are now agitating for an increase of pay. ;■■;•■•■.■.

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LABOR QUESTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2460, 7 July 1890

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LABOR QUESTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2460, 7 July 1890

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