WORK AND WAGES.
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: m . . LONDON, November 17; The boilermakers' in London, who recently struck work' against the advice of the Association (who refused to grant.strike pay), have returned to work. -;-y : ' ; . ■.•/-■ . A BHIPPIJJJG DISPUTE. .',.-',. -.■■-". AUCKLAND, November 16. : Anjndustrial dispute between the Auckland Branch of -the Federated Seamen's .Umpn;ana the Cleveland Steam Navigation Comply of. the Onehunga and Waiuku .Steam' Navigation Company of Waitikir, and;-Messrs" and Holgate has been referred, to the Board of Conciliation. ;. , NON-COMPLIANCE WITH A DECISION. .- AUCKLAND, November 16. Application will be made to the Board of Conciliation on the: 24th inst. by the Auckland branoh of ths Seamen's Union to show cause why the Board's decision in the matter of the recent industrial dispute between that union and; the Northern Steam Ship Company.and othet local'Bteamship owners has . not been complied with.
.-. CBRISTCHURCH, November 16. The. Amalgamated Society of Engineers ask the Government to exempt members of the Society from the Railway Classification Act, and: that the Government should be amenable to the awards of the Conciliation Board and Arbitration Court.
BARMAIDS AND THE HALF- .•;, HOLIDAY.
AUCKLAND, November 16. Mr Gallagher, licensee of the Metropolitan Hotel, was charged with two breaches of the Shops and Shop Assistants Act by having failed to give two barmaids a half-holiday. His Worship said it appeared the barmaids in the hotel were well treated, but that did hot excuse employers for a breach of the Act. Defendant was convicted on each oharge, and fined 40a and costs on each.
_ At a meeting of £he Workers' Political Committee last evening the following resolution was "passed :—" That this Committee resent the statement made by the Premier that the workpeople objected to the payment of higher Balaries to inspectors of factories than they themselves earned."
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WORK AND WAGES., Evening Star, Issue 10474, 18 November 1897
WORK AND WAGES. Evening Star, Issue 10474, 18 November 1897
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