WORK AND WAGE
CARRIERS ON STRIKE,
VIENNA, October 26. A strike of carriers has occurred at Trieste. The men demand a3O per cent, increase of wages, and the whole transport service has been suspended in consequence. "
THE BAKING TRADE,
WELLINGTON, October 27. The dispute between the Bakers’ Union and the master bakers has been referred to the Conciliation Board.
THE OAMARU UNEMPLOYED., The ' North Otago Times * says that as a result of the deputation from the unemployed which waited on the bureau officer, the Government have decided tofind work for fifteen men, who will be employed making bush roads and bush-felling in the North Island, somewhere near Gisborne. One of the largest steamship companies on the Continent has addressed a letter to a leading shipbuilding firm on the Tyne, stating that “continual strikes in the shipbuilding trade of your country will have the effect of driving foreign owners away from your yards. We are contemplating to build another steamer, but shall not invite tenders from British shipbuilders. We do not care to leave the delivery of such boats at the mercy of the British trade unions.”
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WORK AND WAGE, Evening Star, Issue 10455, 27 October 1897