Story: Weekends

'Saturday shopping – it costs more than you think,' 1980

This 1980 pamphlet was produced by the Shop Employees Union to oppose the re-introduction of Saturday shopping. The union feared that Saturday shopping would force shop employees, and eventually many other workers, to give up their weekends.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-RETAIL-1980-01

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Courtesy of First Union

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How to cite this page:

Peter Clayworth, 'Weekends - The modern weekend, 1980 to the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013