Story: Unions and employee organisations

Clerical Workers union card

Clerical Workers union card

Clerical and other white-collar workers became increasingly important to unions from the late 1930s. This membership card, given to Miss A. J. Weeber when she joined the Wellington Clerical Workers in 1937, is signed by the union’s secretary, W. H. Pharazyn.

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Reference: Eph- A-Labour-1937-01

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Erik Olssen, 'Unions and employee organisations - The second Federation of Labour, 1935–45', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 March 2023)

Story by Erik Olssen, published 11 Mar 2010