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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME.

♦ . f By Elkotrio Telegraph.—Gopnuoira.] (PER PBES3 Association.] LONDON, September 5. (Reoeived September 6, 1889, at 0 p.m.) Burns states that if the dock companies are compelled to give in the strikers will demand 7d an hour for ordinary hours and 9d per hour overtime. The Amalgamated Engineers' Union have made a levy of 3d per man on 60,000 members in aid of the strikers. Other unions are also rendering financial assistance. The directors of the dock companies have appealed for police protection for the men who have resumed work. September 6. (Reoeived September 7, 1889, at 1.20 p.m.) The lightermen have agreed to undertake work for the firms who have conceded to the strikers' demands. Up to the present the strike has cost a million and a half pounds.

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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME., Issue 8006, 7 September 1889

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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME. Issue 8006, 7 September 1889

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