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THE BUTCHERS' TROUBLE.

EMPLOYERS MAKE AN OFFER

The butchers' strike has assumed a serious aspect. Ajcombined meeting of representatives of the whole meat industry decided to offer ; the men a compromise of 49£ hours J.per week and a rise of :5s weekly' instead of 10s.

■•■'.' The secretary of the Master Butchers' Association said that with .the present high price of stock and wages not one butchery business in Sydney was paying expenses. . . A further meeting of employers will be held on Thursday, and if the butchers do not accept the masters' ultimatum the shops will bo closed.

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THE BUTCHERS' TROUBLE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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THE BUTCHERS' TROUBLE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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