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| AT THE RAILWAY WORKSHOPS. 1 (By. Telegraph.—Press Association.). "WELLINGTOSr, this day. Regarding the dismissal of men from the Addington workshops, the Railway Department states that the men being dispensed with are employees who were put on for 'carrying out special work. That work has now been completed. There had been a very large number of men employed in the worsbops throughout the Dominion building rolling stock. The programme was now nearly completed, and the services of the men were no longer required. No permanent hands had been retired, except under the superannuation scheme. Casual hands now being dismissed were engaged for specific work for specific periods. Meanwhile the building programme had been extended from time to time. The Department had been spending very large sums of mon2y during the past year in the manufacture of roiling stock. The work had now come to an end, and the men's services were no longer required.

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SHORTENING HANDS., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 90, 16 April 1909

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SHORTENING HANDS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 90, 16 April 1909

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