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THE GIRLS MAKING HOLIDAY.. A story was current this morning that the girls employed in the factories had of their own accord initiated a strike. Though obviously improbable, considering that negotiations for a settlement of the various, points in dispute are pending, it was apparent that “ something was up,” as the saying goes, for bands of the girls were to be seen betaking themselves to the beach and other approachable picnicking; places, evidently out for a holiday. Oa inquiring at the factories, we leaned that what had happened was simply this: that in four of the five factories the essi ploy&s were by mutual consent indulging ! in a spell until Monday morning, by which time it is hoped a definite settlement of the difficulties will have been arrived at. At Morris and Seelye'a the girls obtained the holiday on Wednesday morning ; Ross and. Glendining’s hands commenced their spelt! yesterday morning; and the girls employed by Innes and Macfarlane and by Levy and? Guthrie went down to work as usual; today, but admitted that they felt a Kfo.U unsettled, and were granted leave to enjoy themselves in the fresh air. Ajs the NewZealand Clothing Factory (,Hallenstein’4\j the girls are working as usual..

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THE TAILORESSES’ UNION., Issue 7999, 30 August 1889

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THE TAILORESSES’ UNION. Issue 7999, 30 August 1889

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