Marching through the rainy streets of Milton, Otago, in October 1991, these textile mill workers have just gone on strike. Some continued picketing their employer for more than eight years. A total of 51 workers at the Alliance Textiles mill in Milton were locked out by their employer in 1991 for refusing to sign a new employment contract. This was the first major dispute since the Employment Contracts Act was introduced earlier that year.
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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 4 October 1991
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