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Wellington, October., JJO. At a meeting of the Typographical Association a resolution was affurntod that at present the Unions were pmrerloss to prevent working with non-Union men, and that although as an Association it agreed with the principle of the men refuting work with non-Unionista, any definite action m the matter should bo left till some more propitious timo. Th Trades and Labor Council requested that a levy of ten per cent be made on members of the Association m aid-of the strike, but it was decided by si large majority not to agree to the demand. The following motion was then carried by a small majority :—" That after Saturday, 25th inst, no more assistance be given to> the strike fund by this Association, but as soon after that date as possible a meeting be called. to consider what steps the printers of Wellington could take to alleviate distress m vWel^ngton caused by the irresponsible and unwarrantable, action of those who caused the present* strike." The proposition by the Trades and Labor Council that it was desirable to form a National Trade*,, Labor, and Maritime, Council was shelved for the present.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2548, 20 October 1890

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2548, 20 October 1890

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