2 MARCH 1929, Page 1

After all, a great deal is gained by the acceptance

of the invitation. The principal employers' organizations —the-National-Confederationof Employer? Organizations and the Federation • of tiritiih: inchistries:--have neve/ before offered to meet the General Council face to face to discuss industrial affairs. Of course there is no undertaking that- the conference- shall be anything more than an -isolated opportunity -for the employerl to explain why they turned down the Melchett-Turner Report, but we shall be vastly disappointed if one conference does not lead to othersdoes not lead to a series, -find 'even to permanently regularized relations.