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Striking slaughtermen outside the Supreme Court, Christchurch

Striking slaughtermen outside the Supreme Court, Christchurch

Striking slaughtermen outside the Supreme Court, Christchurch
[1907]

From the 1890s to the 1960s the Arbitration Court decided what wage rates should be. In 1907 the Court listened to the views of employers' representatives rather than to the views of workers' representatives and supported low wage rates, hence the demonstration by slaughtermen

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