MAJOR ACCESSIONS TO REPOSITORIES IN 2003 RELATING TO THE LABOUR MOVEMENT
- THE BRITISH RAIL STRIKE OF 1887. BROOKER, R. P. // Labour History;Nov1966, Issue 11, p54
The following documents are taken from a series of articles which appeared in the RAILWAY MAGAZINE (London) during the period 1912-14, under the title 'Leaves from the Log of a Locomotive Engineer'. The author of the 'log' was Mr. Robert Weatherburn. He became a locomotive engineer after...
- Talking point. Crabb, Steve // People Management;9/13/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p4
Introduces a series of articles which deals with trade unions in Great Britain.
- Back on terms. Gall, Gregor; Cooper, Cathy // People Management;9/13/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p40
Describes how trade-unions are pursuing their campaigns to be recognized in Great Britain's job market. How companies can make trade-unions valuable to the business; Success of the recognition campaigns; Possible outcomes of being recognized. INSETS: A package deal;Gains on paper;New dealers.
- Comrades are on the march again. Kelly, John // New Statesman;1/28/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4572, p18
Focuses on the trade union revival in Great Britain as of January 2002. Percentage of workers at the Honda car plant in Swindon, England, which voted to be represented by Amicus; Increase in total union membership as of January 2002; Factors which contributed to the union revival.
- Chartism and the miners: A reinterpretation . Church, Roy // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter91, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p23
The article reports that since historian Asa Brigg's seminal study of Chartism was published in 1962, detailed research has shifted the emphasis of Chartist historiography away from the local and political to the social and cultural aspects. Chartism is now widely regarded as having created an...
- The workers are restless. Taylor, Robert // New Statesman;7/29/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4598, p14
Discusses issues on labor movement in Great Britain. Information on trade union leader Derek Simpson; Condition of industrial politics in the country; Discussion on the history of labor movement and employment; Status of workers in various industries.
- Tory ace fails to trump unions. Monks, John // New Statesman;04/04/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4328, p31
Discusses how the trade union movement in Great Britain has been changed by Labour Party policies. Encouragement of rise in job security and gap between top earners and the rest of the working class; Moves that weakened protection for individual workers and unions; United Nations' condemnation...
- Nice suit. Is that the union rep? Clement, Barrie // Management Today;Mar99, p74
Focuses on the transformation undergone by union representatives in Great Britain. Legislative bill to enforce union recognition where 40% of a workforce supports the union; Background on the working population crisis dubbed as the `Winter of Discontent' in 1979; Tips for managers on dealing...
- The new strikers. Dear, Jeremy // New Statesman;4/28/2008, Vol. 137 Issue 4894, p32
In this article the author discusses the makeup of the labor movement in Great Britain current in 2008. He states that the decline of the labor movement in the 1980s does not deter contemporary union members from striking. Described are a number of industrial actions undertaken by the National...