Story: Unions and employee organisations

Voting to strike

Voting to strike

‘All those in favour.’ A forest of hands goes up as librarians, members of the Public Service Association, vote for strike action in 1980. At that time white-collar unionists were at the forefront of union activity.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Herbert Otto Roth Collection (PAColl-4920)
Reference: PAColl-4920-3-5-01

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How to cite this page:

Erik Olssen, 'Unions and employee organisations - Unionism after the Second World War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22277/voting-to-strike (accessed 22 July 2019)

Story by Erik Olssen, published 11 Mar 2010