Trade unions in Australia by Ross M. Martin

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Published by Penguin in Association with University of Queensland Press in Harmondsworth .

Written in English

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Includes index.

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StatementRoss M. Martin.
SeriesPelican original
The Physical Object
Pagination150p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22448774M
ISBN 100140219056

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This is a list of trade unions in Australia. The peak body for unions in Australia is the Australian Council of Trade Unions. Current trade unions. Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia. Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union. Australian Aircrew Officers Association Group.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: The legal status of Australian trade unions. Description: xvii, pages ; 25 cm. Australian trade unionism in the twentieth century: an historical survey / Lloyd Ross --Developments in British trade union policies /Lord Citrine --American trade unions and industrial change / David J.

McDonald --The community's interest in trade unions / J.H. Wootten --The economic and social impact of trade unions in Australia / D. Rawson. The Australian labour movement began in the early 19th century and since the late 19th century has included industrial (Australian unions) and political wings (Australian Labor Party).Trade unions in Australia may be organised (i.e., formed) on the basis of craft unionism, general unionism, or industrial all unions in Australia are affiliated with the Australian National organization(s): ACTU.

Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), the dominant association and governing body of the trade union movement in Australia, established in May Membership grew significantly when the Australian Workers’ Union joined the ACTU in Two other mergers with federations of white-collar unions—the Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Associations (in.

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