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

James Reveley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study is bookended by two major events in New Zealand’s maritime history. The first is the 1951 waterfront dispute that led to the dissolution of the Waterside Workers’ Union (WWU) and the ... More


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


Labour Relations in the Conventional Cargo Era

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/9780973007350.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the labour relations during the conventional cargo era, twenty years before the introduction of the container industry. Reveley argues in depth that companies that hired ... More


Negotiating Technological Change

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/9780973007350.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the introduction of containerism to the shipping industry and the tremendous effect of rapid technological change that it brought about within the industry and the running of ... More


Labour Relations after Containerisation

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/9780973007350.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the pattern of employment, work relations, and the shift in power between the unions and employers, after the changes brought about by containerisation. It considers the ... More


Waterfront Labour Reform

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/9780973007350.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the process of labour reform as a result of the preceeding events, plus the 1984 election that ensured a Labour government in New Zealand. It details the following processes: ... More


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