AN APOLOGY TO BE MADE.
The executive committee of the Labour Council of New South Wales, working in conjunction with the executive of the Textile Workers' Union, effected a settlement yester- day in connection with the strike of textile employees engaged at the woollen mills of F. W. Hughes, Ltd., Botany.
The terms of settlement, as supplied by Mr. Hughes, are the following:
(a) Apology to be made to the shift fore-
man by the two dismissed men.
(b) The matter of the dismissal of the two
men to be considered by a proper tribunal. (c) The company and the union agree to
abide by decision of such tribunal.
(d) Employees to obey all orders of the
company's representative without other than the customary limitations as to the number of machines such orders are given
in respect of.
(e) All hands are to be given the places
they held before the dispute occurred - no victimisation on either side- the new hands engaged to be discharged.
It was arranged that all hands should re- sume work on Tuesday morning.
In the negotiations with Mr. Hughes the Labour Council was represented by Messrs. W. O'Brien (vice-president), J. M'Donanld, M. J.Reddy, O. Schreiber, D. Guihen, J. J. Talbot, and E. J. Kavanagh, M.L.C., secretary. The Textile Workers' Union was represented by Messrs. J. Donaldson, J. Ford, W. Winward, and E. Roach.