Newspaper Industry Union of Workers

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Trade union

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Newspaper Industry Union of Workers

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Description area

Dates of existence

1931 - 1938


The Newspaper Industry Union of Workers was formed in September 1931 by a section of newspaper employees in Perth. This union amalgamated with the Western Australian branch of the Printing Industry Employees' Union of Australia on 28 November 1938.


Perth, Western Australia

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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for newspaper employees

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 17 December 2012




Hagan, James. Printers and Politics: A History of the Australian Printing Unions 1850-1950 (Australian National University Press in association with the Printing and Kindred Industries Union, Canberra, 1966)

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