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Chrhtchurch, October 12, **' An interview took place yesterday between the committee of the association formed to work the port with free labor and the representatives of the labor party. The proceedings were private, but it is stated that nothing definite was arrived at. A meeting of unionists was held m the theatre last night. The delegates to the conference gave a report of their work. Besoliitions were passed deprecating the refusal of the Employer's Association to attend the conference, approving the basis of agreement submitted by the labor delegates, endorsing the proposal that all the union, should contribute 10 per cent on their wages above £1 per week for the support of the men engaged m the struggle, and approving the suggestion to establish a National Maritime Trades and Labor Council for New Zealand. The meeting appeared unanimous and enthusiastic.
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Labor Questions., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2542, 13 October 1890
Labor Questions. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2542, 13 October 1890
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