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.
Kiwi Companeros: New Zealand and the Spanish Civil War published by Canterbury University Press in association with the LHP and edited by LHP chair Mark Derby, will be released in May 2009.
Hazel Armstrong, Blood on the Coal: The Origins and Future of New Zealand’s Accident Compensation Scheme, Trade Union History Project, Wellington, 2008. pp. 64. NZ $10.00.
Donald Anderson reviews the LHP’s December 2008 seminar in Wellington. There was something in the air in 1968 A wave of revolt spread around the world In France, workers and students famously almost brought down the government
Following the successful Trans-Tasman Labour History Conference in 2007, the Auckland committee took steps to constitute a formal Auckland Labour History Group.
Twenty-one years after its formation, the Trade Union History Project is finally experiencing a complete renovation, from a new name to a revised constitutional structure and expanded scope of activity.
Following the overwhelmingly successful Blackball ’08 Commemoration in Blackball at Easter, the Wellington WEA and the Trade Union History Project would like to offer Wellington People a chance to hear some of the main speakers and experience some of the other highlights of what was an extremely memorable and important occasion.
A one day seminar to mark the 70th anniversary of the formation of the New Zealand Federation of Labour in 1937.