SEAMEN'S STRIKE IMMINENT.
MELBOURNE, May 13
The Arbitration Court has decided not to intervene in the shipping dispute. A general strike is now regarded as imminent. The men's claims include a six-hour day in port and an increase in wages of 35s monthly. MELBOURNE, May 14. After several hours' discussion, the Federal Council of the Federated Seamen's Union decided upon a definite course of action regarding the seamen's dispute, and the formulation of a policy regarding their actions during the next forty-eight hours. No details are available, but the situation is described as very grave.
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SEAMEN'S STRIKE IMMINENT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9609, 14 May 1919
SEAMEN'S STRIKE IMMINENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9609, 14 May 1919
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