Trade union history

Grunwick strike commemoration

Submitted by Janine on Mon, 01/05/2006 - 11:51.

As part of the build up to its event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Grunwick strike, Brent Trades Union Council has provided the facility on its website for people to post their recollections of the dispute.


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'The union makes us strong': TUC history online

Submitted by Janine on Sat, 11/12/2004 - 15:21.

Matchworkers 1888


The TUC and London Metropolitan University jointly run a website on trade union history. Click on this link for interesting articles and photographs, including significant events from trade union history, such as the Matchworkers' Strike of 1888 (pictured) and the General Strike of 1926.


Letter to Hackney Gazette: Remember the miners' strike

Submitted by Janine on Mon, 26/04/2004 - 20:18.

Dear Hackney Gazette

This Saturday, 1 May, is Workers' Day. This year, many trade unionists are turning our thoughts to the miners' strike, which took place twenty years ago.


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