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WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS.

WELLINGTON, February 26. A deputation from the executive of the ■ Arbitration Union of Wharf Labourers waited on the Harbour Board, and protested that the, arbitration men who joined the' Union during' the strike,. were not receiving the treatment they'should in accordance with a resolution passed by the ..Board. They quoted figures showing that many of the:.ex-strikers were earning £3 to £4 a week, while the • Arbitrationists could not get £1. Captain Munro, the,chief,wharfinger, informed the Board that'.he;.had endeavoured to carry out the Board's resolution, and had dealt.with the cases of "friction, as soon as he had heard of them. . The chairman pointed out that the Board was employing more men, but they were taking longer to do the work than before the strike. Afterv a long discussion the Board decided that the. secretary should be authorised to furnish the Union executive with copies of the paysheets signed by him as the executive officer of the Board.

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WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8805, 27 February 1914

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WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8805, 27 February 1914

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