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Labor Questions

j [ran pbbss association.] Vienna, October 22. The tramway employees who struck £or an increase of wages have resumed work, the Directors of th> Company having, m a slight iogve?., conceded the demands of the men. Loxnox, October 23. Murphy cables to Maun—" Strenuous efforts to crush us. Don't yield. Certain ultimate success." The dockers m consequence are making increased effors to afftord assistance Svdnky, October 23. The strikers tore up the private railway line hading to the Bui lam hi colliery, doing damage to the extent of £120, The telegraph line was also cut, and a portion o£ the Government railway Was damaged. The owner of the colliery has now an armed force of free laborers.-

The representatives from the capitalists and the labor party m Ohristchurch are still hoping to bring about a settlement of the present difficulty. Mr P. Brown, who returned from Dunodin by the express l ustnii;hfc, broiightwithhimauthoritytoacb i foy large body of the Unionists thei'e. Though at the present stage nothing definite has come to light as to the doings of the Conference, there seems every probability that m a few days a settlement will be arrived at. GRimiouTH, October 23. There is every prospect of the coal fleers' strike hero being settled m a few days. Overtures are being made to the Grey Valley Coal Company i)jr some of the leading i.-iners at Brumier. The offer is not .strictly official, but is expected to be endorsed by the majority of the miners. In consequence, Mr Kennedy has agreed not to enaago more men outside the !' district until the terms are finally settled, the nfeii being given till Monday to finally decide, it a jjpfctj.cmenfc is arranged,. it will bo on a Imi.n equivalent |o tfye rates ruli'-g m March la t. In no casa wilHhe Company desert engaged non-Unionists. The men seem to prefer to work on a k) mage rate, but there will practically be lyo difference m the rates of pay. Dunemn, October 23. The Board of tjje Typographical Association has passed tho following resolution : —«« That this Board has no sympathy with the resolutions recently passed % the Wellington branch m reference to the preH&n*; position of Unignism, believing the said resolutions do'not express the opinions pf the njajority #f the men^ber^ pf the New Zealand Typographioal Associa-

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Labor Questions, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2552, 24 October 1890

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Labor Questions Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2552, 24 October 1890

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