TROUBLES AT COCKATOO ISLAND
A PASTORALTST’S CHARGES.
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SYDNEY, November 23. There is industrial trouble in the Government dockyards at Cockatoo and Garden Islands. The carpenters, joiners, plumbers, and shipwrights ceased work on Friday, and have not returned since. The dispute is tho outcome of overtime pay in connection with tho war. William Killen, a pastoralist, is applying to the Arbitration Court to cancel the registration of the Australian Workers’ Union. His allegations include the following :—That the union ordered ami assisted strikers for th© purpose of enforcing their demands; that the rules contain matters contrary to law and public policy, imposing conditions for the continuance ot membership which are tyrannic and oppressive; and that there have been breaches of tho award governing the pastoral industry. DESERTING CHINESE. SYDNEY, November 23. Fines totalling £I,OOO have been imposed on 10 masters of vessels from which Chinese members of crews deserted.
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AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Evening Star, Issue 15658, 24 November 1914
AUSTRALIAN NEWS Evening Star, Issue 15658, 24 November 1914
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