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Labor Questions


j\lr,tr.or!i^i:, S>j<f'Mnbov 27. lv\i|'i::-if'-, v\;\C\v n- to wlic-licr n:iy sluMic .-5 a;c ;iv;;il'il)lo from 2\<i\v Ze ihi'irl ii-i. i-li-itcil tiic rciily t!';it ;iny inniiijc: 1 of ii >v !, ilioi\ >,i 1.1. "ire iifK'nirj;. LcNi'oN, KiptuubiT ~'i. The Sooi'd-ny vi 11-"SnMoi^ find ''"in I!, \"\\.-' I7!ti')u Iws ihiucd ;i ciruubir wnrning 'he JJiviuchc-. to be ( i\l.rp]ijo]y cautious m any action they might tak«, I a,3 the Shipowners' Unions are apparently trying to proixiote a conflict with a view of completely crushing the : Unions. The circular states tliat it ia expected the largest labour battle ever known will take place within three months, and the various Secretaries are asked to take immediate steps so as to be prepared to meet it. It a^so admits, ths financial weakness of the. IJockevs' Union. Owing to recent strikes the Southampton employers: are organising a Free Labor Association. ' ' The tobacco hands at Victoria Bocks who refused to work because one of their number declined to contribute more than one, shilling .a .week, m aid of the Australian strikers have returned to work. • Sydnßy:,-September 28, ' At a meeting, of 'those 1 on strike and sympathisers to-day, the action of the. employers was condemned m not liiccepting the offer of the labor party to refer the whole matter to a Conference. ; Bbisbanb, September 281 The result of the telegraphic negotift tions between the Employers' Unions of different- colonies is. that they have agreed to hold a Pan-Australian "Conference with Labor Unions on the basis of freedom of contract, retention of non-union labor, and non-affiliation of the Maritime Officers Association with the labor party.

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Labor Questions, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2530, 29 September 1890

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Labor Questions Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2530, 29 September 1890

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