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Fremantle: 1924

December. Disputes between the maritime unions: the shipping service between Fremantle and the Eastern States almost suspended.

The Collier Government extends the benefits of the 44-hour week to the whole of the employees of the Public Works Department, numbering about 3,000, raises the wages of the 7,000 employees of the Railway Department by three shillings per week.

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