THE MASTERS' DECISION.
ALL NEGOTIATIONS OFF
SHOPS TO RE-OPEN
(Received March 4, 9.30 a.m.)
The master butchers formally informed Mr Holnian that the Government's terms of settlement were unacceptable, and that all negotiations are off for the present so far as they are concerned. They also stated that they desired to discontinue the depots system -from to-morrow and revert to the: ordinary conditions of opening all shops for the employers' business.
It'^is estimated that 80 per cent, of the r shops will be selling to-morrow, and the,: balance in a few days.; The employers .will do their own killing and carting, and their late employees; will be invited to apply for reinstatement on terms to be disclosed on application.
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THE MASTERS' DECISION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914
THE MASTERS' DECISION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914
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