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A COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT. WELLINGTON, February 19.. There have been several meetings of shipowners recently in Wellington with a view to arranging for some uniform method by which priority of employment can be assured to those-waterside workers who joined the Union before December 9. Many schemes were suggested, but it was finally arranged that a committee should be set up consisting of three persons, one representing the Wellington Harbour Board and one representing other employers of waterside labour, and an independent chairman. This committee will tabulate day by day the amount of employment and wages given to each class of labour, and will act. as a court of reference to deal with all disputes between the foremen and the waterside workers referred to it. Arrangements are being made to bring the scheme into operation at an early date. The committee consists of-Mr. R. Fletcher (Harbour, : Board). Captain Evans (other employers), and Mr W. G. Foster (chairman). *

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WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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