WORK AND WAGES.
In Auckland an Assyrian hawker, for not observing a weekly half-holiday, was fined 20s and costs.
• Mr Ben Tillett returns to New Zealand tomorrow, and after a rest of a month or two begins a lengthened labor mission in New Zealand. A number of persona in Wellington have guaranteed £IOO per annum towards his salary, and it is stated that the trades organisations will contribute a similar amount. It is expected that £2OO will be guaranteed in the South Island.
A meeting of the Dunedin United Plumbers and Gasfitters was held in the Trades Hall last night, twenty members being present and Mr J. Foster in the chair. Three members joined the union. The working rules were submitted, and adopted with slight amendments. The secretary was instructed to send copies to employers. The union intend taking part in the Labor Day proceedings.
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WORK AND WAGES., Evening Star, Issue 10432, 29 September 1897
WORK AND WAGES. Evening Star, Issue 10432, 29 September 1897
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