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Unions and the Bureau System

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines how the interaction between waterfront labour market actors was structured by a local ‘bureau’ system, which favoured an internal labour market at each individual port. It ... More


Harry Bridges’s Australia, Australia’s Harry Bridges

Robert Cherny

in Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.003.0017
Subject:
History, Economic History

Harry Bridges, longtime leader of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU, representing Pacific Coast workers), was born in Australia in 1901 and came to the United States in 1920. ... More


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