[PER I'KBSS ASSOCIATION.] (Received October 31, 10.35 a.m.) London, October 30. A hearty welcome was extended to J. D. Fitzgerald, labor delegate from New South Wales, by Burns and Tom McCarthy, of the Dockers' Union, and S. J. Davis, a delegate from Belfast. Fitzgerald addresses the Trades Council on Tuesday, when he will give an account of the difficulty in AustraliaFifty Unions have joined the Board of Conciliation which was formed recently under the auspices of the London Chamber of Commerce. Burns declares that, owing to the federation of employers, the workmen are not strong enough to sustain a strike unless there is some unusual chance of their proving victorious. The coal porters engaged in twelve of the vessels unloading at Plymouth have struck owing to non-Unionists having been taken on to assist in the work.
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Labor Questions., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2558, 31 October 1890
Labor Questions. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2558, 31 October 1890
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