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Echoes of"-the-'strike-were heard at the Magistrate's Court to-day, when several employers were proceeded aprainst for alleged breaches of award. During the hearing of the case it was mentioned that many employers laboured under l the erroneous impression that because a Unionl went on strike the award lapsed. However, the award could only be suspended through the Arbitration Court.

The Inspector of Awards sued Lambert, contractor, for £10 penalty for breach of award of the Drivers' Union in failing to provide seven employees with books in which to enter the hours hours.

It w,as pointed out that defendant had, been ill and was advised by a bush lawyer. He was a generous employer who paid some employees more than the award rate. Under the circumstances the case was dismissed...

Meyer and Jllin-worth, builders, were sued for two £10 penalties^ for employing non-unionists and Cni'ling to notify the secretary of the Union in writing within 24 hours. A technical breach, was admitted.

Counsel said that before the firm employed men it sent them to the foreman to get them admitted as members of the "Union. The men were foreigners and already members'of "the Seamen's Union. The foreman left them at the Union office, and the men fearing that they might lose their _ billets, returned and were taken on, being under the impression that', they had become members of the Union. .A 10s fine was imposed in each case. Another defendant was charged similarly and fined ss, and two others 10s

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BREACHES OF AWARD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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BREACHES OF AWARD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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