The panel discussion on Tuesday evening “Women and Work: Opportunities and Challenges” may be of interest to LHP members and friends.
Please join us to hear Peter Clayworth talk about The Great Strike of 1913: ‘Industrial War’ in ‘the Workers’ Paradise’, Wednesday 2 October 2013 Ministry for Culture and Heritage, L4, ASB House, 101 The Terrace, Wellington, 12.15PM.
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.
2010 marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Industrial Relations Centre (IRC) at Victoria University of Wellington and provides an opportune time to review the work of the Centre and look at the industrial relations environment in New Zealand.
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.
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.
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 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.