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Tho Trades Union Congress at Birmingham have adopted resolutions in favor of the formation of a general federation of trade?, and of Government compensation to relatives of Civil servants. The Congress also adopted resolutions favoring the compulsory inspection of boilers and the examination of persons in emirge, a more searching inquiry into railway accidents, and tiic granting to woikmen of the right to recover compensation from shipowners outside England. A ballot amongst the South Wales miners has resulted in a majority of 9,500 against the recommendation made by the miners' representatives that work should be stopped next week iu consequence of the employers proposing to restrict the output of coal. The monthly meeting of the Bakers and Pastrycooks' Union was held in the Trades Hall en Saturday. The president (Mr J. Brown) occupied the chair, and about forty members attended. The nominations for the different otlicci were received, the election taking place next month. Accounts amounting to £o 3s 91 were passed for payment. Three new members were elected, and a committee wts appointed to make all arrangements for a procession on Labor Day.

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WORK AND WAGES., Issue 10418, 13 September 1897

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WORK AND WAGES. Issue 10418, 13 September 1897

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