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WORK AND WAGES

TAXI-DRIVERS' CLAIMS. (Tee United Press Association.] WELLINGTON, November 17. The claims of the Wellington Taxidrivers' Union wore before the Conciliation Council to-day. The employees' ; representative said that it was impossibta \ at the present time to accept the pro- j posals of the employers. It was not in- i tended to consider the claims during war time. Tho employees' agent said that the price of all foodstuffs had been raised, and the workers had to pay. The employers were trying to gat more out of the public every day, and were not trying to do a fair and square thing by the employees. At present the drivers' time worked out at fivepence per hour. Finally tho Commissioner announced that hs had _ decided to refer the dispute to the Arbitration Court. In the meantime • parties might consider the question Informally, and try to arrange a basis for working conditions until the matter could be definitely settled by the Court. In one or two cases it seemed that come in* justice waa being dono to tho employee.*, and this might bo rectified by a temporary. arrangement _" j

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WORK AND WAGES, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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WORK AND WAGES Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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