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WORK AND WAGES.

THE ENGINEERS’ STRIKE,

LONDON, October 7. The strike of engineers has delayed the carrying out of the naval programme for quite a year. If the strike continues throughout the winter it will jeopardise tho margin of superiority of the British over foreign fleets, which has taken the former a decade to attain.

THE ARBITRATION COURT.

Yesterday at Wellington the following award in the dispute in the tailoring trade was drafted by Mr Justice Williams and agreed to by the respective sides;—“ That the DIG. nnd Kirkcaldio and Stains and the Tailors’ Union be bound by the terms and conditions of the industrial agreement filed in the court for the term of agreement, provided that if any other person'or firm in conducting their business shall not conform with such terms and conditions the union shall take the necessary steps to compel them to do so within a period of fourteen days after notice from the employers, and if tne union fail to commence and carry out proceedings, or if in taking suoh proceedings they,shall be unable to compel suoh persons or firms to conform with the terms or conditions, then tho parties bound by this award shall, thereafter bo released from compliance with the terms and condition! laid dowg.”

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WORK AND WAGES., Evening Star, Issue 10441, 9 October 1897, Supplement

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WORK AND WAGES. Evening Star, Issue 10441, 9 October 1897, Supplement

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