AUCKLAND, February 13. The Conciliation Council, under Mr T. Harle Giles, sat this morning to consider the Auckland Coal and Cargo Workers' dispute. The applicant Union is the organisation recently formed of ex-strikers who were refused membership in! the hew Watersiders' Union. The respondent employers had filed the following statement of defence: (1) The applicants are not workers within the meaning of the Act, not being employed as waterside workers; (2) The respondents have no dealings with the Auckland Goal and Cargo Workers Industrial Union of Workers and. j therefore have no dispute with it; (6) the waterside workers employed by the lespondents are not members of the Auckland Coal and Cargo Workers' , Union; (4) the waterside workers employed by the respondents are members of the Auckland Waterside Workers' Union, and the respondents have, entered into an; industrial agreement with the Union for a period of three years and can recognise only one Union embracing work done on the waterfront, .i ■ rt Application was made by tne Uargo Workers' Union to join the Auckland Waterside Workers' Union as parties to the dispute. x-'+w The Commissioner pointed out that it was usual to give fair notice to those whom it was desired to join as parties. He would adjourn the further hearing till Wednesday, March 4.
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DOMINION LABOUR., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914
DOMINION LABOUR. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914
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