Deposit Z487 - National Union of Workers, NSW Branch-ACT Office deposit

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National Union of Workers, NSW Branch-ACT Office deposit


  • 1976 - 1992 (Creation)

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3.6 m

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(1991 -)

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The National Union of Workers was first formed in 1991 following a series of amalgamations of unions from 1989 onwards: the Federated Storemen & Packers Union; the Federated Miller & Manufacturing Grocers Employees Association of Australia; the Rubber and Allied workers Union;the Pastrycook, Biscuit Makers' and Allied Industries Union; the Commercial Travellers Guild. The six unions which currently form the NUW include the Federated Storemen and Packers Union; Federated Rubber and Allied Workers Union; Federated Cold Storage and Meat Preserving Employees' Union; Federated Millers and Manufacturing Grocers Union; Commonwealth Foremen's Association; United Sales Representatives and Commercial Travellers Guild.

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Office files including internal correspondence, reports, circulars, conference papers, industrial legislation, budget and arbitration papers. Includes records of predecessors: Federated Storemen and Packers' Union of Australia and the National Union of Storeworkers, Packers, Rubber and Allied Workers.


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Entered from deposit description on 12 November 2012




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