Story: Unions and employee organisations

Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants certificate

Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants certificate

This handsome certificate was presented to each member of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants when they joined the union. The small images in each corner show the various rail occupations covered by this important union – signaller, clerk, stationmaster and engine driver.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-Rail-1910-01

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How to cite this page:

Erik Olssen, 'Unions and employee organisations - Gain and loss, 1880–1890', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/22256/amalgamated-society-of-railway-servants-certificate (accessed 11 August 2020)

Story by Erik Olssen, published 11 Mar 2010