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THE STRIKE IN ENGLAND. [Per Press Association.—Copyright.] LONDON, November 6. In disproof of the recent statements on the part of the Engineers’ Society the engineering employers have issued a statement showing that the action of the unionists has resulted in a restriction of the output and interference in the management of workshops. The unionists insist upon the appointment of a neutral chairman • to preside over the proposed conference. November 7. The Employers’ Federation demand, as a condition for holding a conference, that the strike notices issued by the London branch of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers shall be unconditionally withdrawn, and that the question as to the hours of labor shall be discussed upon defined lines, each side to appoint its own chairman A LABOR DEMONSTRATION. WELLINGTON, November 8. The labir people who were thrown out by the wet weather on Labor Day hold their annual demonstration to-morrow, including a renewal of the procession, which was the best ever seen, and contained several exhibitions upon which much pains and time had been bestowed. The president of the Arbitration Court, Mr Justice Williams,-has fixed Monday, December 6, at 11 n.m., at the Supreme Court, Dunedin, as the lime and place for the sitting of the Arbitration Court to hear the dispute ; and Tuesday, December 7, at eleven o’clock, at the same place, for the hearing of the tailors’ dispute.

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WORK AND WAGES., Issue 10465, 8 November 1897

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WORK AND WAGES. Issue 10465, 8 November 1897

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