Ford, Gordon William

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Ford, Gordon William

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Gordon William (Bill) Ford studied at the University of Sydney (BA, DipEd) and the University of California at Los Angeles, MA (Economics). He was a lecturer in the Department of Industrial Relations, School of Economics, University of New South Wales. He wrote on trade unions and Australian industrial relations education; published and edited a number of books including Australian Labour Relations: Readings (as editor) and Australian Unions: An Industrial Relations Perspective (South Melbourne : Macmillan, 1983) which he edited with David Plowman. He collected material in the study of industrial relations in the aircraft/airline industry, in particular the Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers' Association registration case (1959-1963) and the Qantas pilots' strike (1966).



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Entered from deposit description on 2 September 2011




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