WOKS AND WAGES.
[Per Press Association.—Copyright.]
THE ENGINEERS’ STRIKE,
LONDON, September 22. Mr John Burns has made a statement to the effect that the employers are willing to consent to a conference on the matters in dispute with the engineers.
A COAL MINERS’ STRIKE.
SYDNEY, September 22. The Stockton pit was laid idle to-day by a strike of miners over the method of loading the skips. The management insisted that the men should fill two skips in each board at ohe time. To this the men objected, and declined to fill more than one.
THE FURNITURE TRADE
- WELLINGTON, September 22. The Furniture Union have decided to anpeal to the Arbitration Court against the Conciliation Board’s award on all the clauses except that relating to overtime. ■
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WOKS AND WAGES., Evening Star, Issue 10427, 23 September 1897