BOELiERMAJKERS IN REVOLT. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. SYDNEY, December 19. The Boilermakers’ Society have made their first break into open revolt against Mr Justice Heydon’s recent judgment precluding unions from obtaining increased wages during the war. The boilermakers resolved that, owing to Mr Justice Heydon’s action suspending the sitting of the Wages Board, they will give the employers notice not to work under the present conditions and wages aiter January Id. FEDERAL NOTE ISSUE. MELBOURNE, December 19. The Governor-General has approved of an order authorising an increase in the Australian note issue to £20,000,w0 instead of £16,000,000. FORMAL DECLARATIONS. MELBOURNE, December 19. Senator Pearce states that all firms contracting for the Defence Department will be required to sign a declaration that no one connected with the business is an enemy subject, and that the goods supplied have not been manufactured in an enemy’s country.
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AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Evening Star, Issue 15681, 21 December 1914
AUSTRALIAN NEWS Evening Star, Issue 15681, 21 December 1914
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