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Shearers' Wages.

AN ABORTIVE CONFERENCE Christhcouch, June 3 A conference between representatives of the Canterbury Sheep Owners' Industrial Union of Employers and of the Canterbury Shearers'Union was held yesterday to di--cusa the renewal of the award of the Arbitration Court which expires nest month. After discussing details the conference found it impossible to ngreeon the question of wages. The shearers' representative insisted on the rate being- 20s per 100, while the sheep owners were only prepared to grant a minimum of 15s 6d for machine shearing and 16s 8d for hand shearing. Neither side would give way, and the conference broke up. The dispute will now have to be settled by the Arbitration Court.

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Shearers' Wages., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6587, 3 June 1905

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Shearers' Wages. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6587, 3 June 1905

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