WORK AND WAGES
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A BOILERMAKERS STRIKE.
LONDON, October 16. One thousand London boilermakers struck work, but their union refused to award strike pay, owing to the men repudiating the settlement after the'arrangement with the shipbuilders. THE ENGINEERS' STRIKE. LONDON, October 16. In a letter dealing with the engineers' strike Mr ■Chamberlain expresses deep sympathy.for the loss and misery caused by the strike, and says he is convinced that unsolicited interference on the part of individuals must prove harmful. The Archbishop of Canterbury, who waaappealcd to to intervene, states that there would not be the slightest chance of success by mediation on the part of the church.
A LOCK-OUT IN YIEW.
LONDON, October 16. An extensive lock-out of cotton operatives is threatened. The employers of hands working 2,800,000 spindles have agreedto stop work unless a 5 per cent, reduction of wages is accepted.
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WORK AND WAGES, Evening Star, Issue 10447, 18 October 1897
WORK AND WAGES Evening Star, Issue 10447, 18 October 1897
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