The Labour History Project and Auckland Labour History Group invite you to mark the centenary of the Waihi strike, 9 November 2012.
Speakers: Erik Olssen, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Otago, author of numerous publications in labour history. Peter Franks, author of numerous publications in labour history; labour activist.
One of the largest ever strikes in Australia it also involved New Zealand and Fijian workers, and its impact reverberated throughout the Pacific Rim because of the global structure of capital and labour in the maritime industry.
The Auckland Labour History Group is holding a tribute to Michael Joseph Savage as part of the 2009 Auckland City Heritage Festival.
Wednesday 27 May 2009, 8.30 am to 5pm It is now 30 years since the Working Women’s Charter was adopted by the Federation of Labour Conference as policy It had an immediate effect on conditions of work for women and on women’s participation in unions.