The Seamen’s Union membership book of Auckland seaman James Wylie shows he received strike pay during October and November 1890, when New Zealand wharves were crippled by a widespread strike. During long strikes, unions try to support their members out of their own funds, and funds donated by other unions.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Herbert Otto Roth Collection (PAColl-4920)
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