The ‘Red’ Federation of Labour headed a wave of industrial action in the years before the outbreak of the First World War. In this 1912 manifesto they offer their support and encouragement to the Wellington Tramway Union, which was not a member of the federation, but was on strike against its employer, the Wellington City Council. The federation produced many manifestos and pamphlets, and its own newspaper, the Maoriland Worker.
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