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The secretary of the Auckland branch of the New Waterside Workers •requests'" , - publication of ' t&e follp-wing resolution passed foy ' the branch :-^ "We, the'members oil the Au'ckianil branch of the New Zealand Waterside Workers' respectively .urge upon the Government the necessity of at once framing a law-making it compulsory for employers of labour to, as soon as possible;, procure'medieal aid , for'persons who , are injured, while in' their employ, and providing a heavy penalty for non-obsefv-anee of ;the law. : Weare in a position to prove that • men; injured have been left on the wharf without - medical or other attention, for over jan hour." And we consider it a disgrace to our country that such' a- thing should be allowed to go on." ■v. _; _ m ■ • . ■; The dispute : 'between ■-'■-the , ' Auckland Butchers' Industrial Union of '"Workers and .the Provincial "Master Butchers' Union, of Employers and. others was to huve been heard by the" Conciliation Commissioner; Mr. Harle, Grilesy. at ■ the ■Supreme Court this morning. , ..-; Owing, .h(.wever, to thei-Court/holidays.interven-ing; it had,been; impossible"for 'a clear day's notice to. be. given to the cants, and-the latter's asseesors were'not present. The' , Council was. accordingly, adjourned till week (26tli inst.), Ihe Commueioner being empowered to tftill further adjourn provided the sittinge of the Arbitration -Court "*»'■ ho* flrikhed by that d*t«, - .^ >v '

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Auckland Star Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 88, 14 April 1909

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