Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

EMPLOYERS' REPLY TO MINISTER

LAW-BREAKERS SHOULD BE

PROSECUTED,

GENERAL STRIKE DISAPPROVED

(Received February 24, 9.55 a.m.)

SYDNEY, February 24

The employers' letter in reply to Mr Estell asks that those who have broken the law be prosecuted, as a legal course is necessary to instil into the employees an honest regard for contractual relations. The policy to be adopted is one % for the Government to settle, and the sooner it is decided or enforced, or, in the alternative, the Act repealed, the better will it be for everybody concerned. Yesterday's meat supply was inadequate, although the output was the largest since the masters commenced killing. Three additional depots .will, bo open to-day. The Strike Committee has decided that work shall be continued in the meat-preserving industries. The Labour Federation is opposed to a general strike. To-day a meeting of the employers committee will discuss the question of accepting the offerß of free labour and the calling of volunteer unpaid labour so as to place the industry on the old footing. • ; ' n Unionists have, informed the Government that the employers have entered into a conspiracy with intent to restrain trade.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG19140224.2.35.4

Bibliographic details

EMPLOYERS' REPLY TO MINISTER, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8802, 24 February 1914

Word Count
189

EMPLOYERS' REPLY TO MINISTER Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8802, 24 February 1914

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working