Trade unions and T Guide - Resources and Review

Offers information on the trade union movement in the US, including biographies of activists such as James Hoffa, John L. Lewis, and Mary 'Mother' Jones, organisations and journals, and significant events in union history.
Aim is to promote the rights and welfare of those in work and to campaign for policies which help the unemployed in their search for quality jobs.
Index to Internet resources covering personal growth, social change, personal, cultural and political empowerment.
The representative body to which every police officer below the rank of superintendent belongs.
Collection of documents relating to British Labour history and early socialist movements. Includes information on the British tenants movement, tenant rent strikes, and Tom Maguire, one of the founders of the British Labour movement, and provides posters from riots and revolutions.
Museum commemorating the six Tolpuddle Martyrs led by George Loveless, providing an insight into the foundations of modern day trade unionism. Describes the establishment of the Tolpuddle union, its suppression by James Frampton, transportation of members to New South Wales, and the homecoming. Museum facilities and opening hours are provided.
Trade union working to defend and improve the interests of people working in the public services and essential industries. Represents workers employed in local government, health care, higher education, electricity, gas, water, public transport, police authorities, and the voluntary sector.
Collection of documents which provide an insight into the social, economic and cultural history of South Wales during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The documents mainly concentrate on the employee side of the industry and particularly to trade union activities. The material is held in many media: manuscript documents, photographs, audio and videotapes, posters and banners. Links to a small number of images of documents in the collection have been provided, in particular to a series of photographs from the 1984/85 Miners' Strike.
AUT is a trade union and professional association representing all types of professional staff across the UK higher education sectors. Includes news, press releases, economic reports, and a campaigns archive with details of AUT responses to major events and reports, such as the UK Budget and the Dearing Report.
Site intended to assist communications between unions around the world, and to signpost useful trade union resources on the Web. Includes a World Directory of Trade Unions.
Information on workers' rights.
The NUS represents the interests of around three million students in further and higher education throughout the United Kingdom. It provides research, representation, training and advice for individual students and students unions. As well as information about the NUS, welfare and financial advice, there is an online version of Network, the magazine produced by the NUS for student union officers, and the latest news and events affecting students.
Released as a follow up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, this series of reports examine trends relating to fundamental principles and rights in the workplace. Areas addressed include forced or compulsory labour, child labour, and discrimination.
A detailed analysis of the events at St. Peter's Field, Manchester on the 16th August, 1819. Includes background information on the Manchester area at the time, eyewitness accounts and biographical details of 25 people who saw what happened that day including the views of radicals, moderates, magistrates, soldiers, reporters and impartial observers. The final section deals with the consequences of the Peterloo Massacre.
Information on the Trade Union movement in Britain, including biographies of prominent trade unionists, details of major unions and trade union legislation, and significant events in union history.
Collection of resources on British Labour history resources on the Web. Includes links to information on the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and working, health and living conditions during the industrial revolution, covering topics such as child labour, urban development, mining, and farming.
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