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Review of the British dock strikes 1949.

Great Britain. Ministry of Labour and National Service.

Review of the British dock strikes 1949.

by Great Britain. Ministry of Labour and National Service.

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCmd -- 7851, Cmd. (Great Britain. Parliament) -- 7851.
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19331790M

LONDON, Jan. 21 (Reuters) —Strikes in Britain involving ab dock workers and affecting more than ships were settled today. About 9, workers at Liverpool and Birkenhead returned. Dock strike definition: an industrial dispute involving dock workers | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

  SEPTEMBER , NATIONAL DOCK STRIKE In another dock strike started this time in Birkenhead. The portworkers were asking for an increase of 9/- on their basic daily wage of 16/-. Even when working a full week many were getting less than per week (if there was no work they got just over £ 'signing-on' money). Hull Dock Strikes, Back in , this April weekend marked a historic low point in labour relations across the British Isles – in particular in Hull with the Shipping Federation bringing in non-union labour to break the unions on the docks.

The Guardian - Back to home. Support The Guardian Available for everyone, funded by readers Contribute Subscribe Contribute Search jobs Ab results for Books + Reviews.   The strike of stevedores and dock labourers in the Port of London in has come to symbolise that ferment and upsurge of labour activity, in favour of combined action, which found expression in the “new unionism”.Cited by: 4.


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Review of the British dock strikes 1949 by Great Britain. Ministry of Labour and National Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

GRAVE as the immediate consequences of the London dock strike are, the deeper causes of a stoppage immeasurably disastrous to the national economy raise issues graver still. The strike itself is the action of men deaf to their own leaders and to every dictate of sanity and reason.

by the NDLB to dock workers in Julyand government reviews of the dock strike and the work of the Board during that period. Robin Page Arnot () [DAR] Founder member of the Communist Party of Great Britain, writer and historian of the miners’ trade unions and secretary of the Labour Research Size: KB.

The Dockers' Strike was a turning-point in the history of trade unionism. Over the next few years a large number of unskilled workers joined trade unions. Between and membership of trade unions increased from 1, to over 2, John Tenniel, commented on the Dock Strike in Punch Magazine (14th September, ).

Strike, London Docks May I ask the Minister of Labour if he has any statement to make upon the situation in regard to the dock strike. Link to this speech In context Individually; Tweet Share (Citation: HC Deb, 21 Julyc) Surely the British writ Review of the British dock strikes 1949.

book in the British Isles. Dockers Strike MAY saw the most vicious piece of strike breaking in the whole history of the Labour Government. The Canadian Seamen's Union was involved in a strike against wage : 14K. In view of the foregoing statement, the National Dock Labour Board orders all dock workers now on strike to return to work at a.m.

on Thursday, 21st July. Failure to return to work will jeopardise the very existence of the scheme which former dock workers in the present organisations have struggled to achieve.

Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn by: 3. In December1, dockers went on strike in Middlesbrough and was considered to be an annus horribilis in terms of strike action, with.

It is 30 years today since The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) voted to return to work on 3 March following one of the most fiercely fought industrial disputes of the century. Our new. Dock Strike - Troops Working () British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more thanitems.

31 January – Book at Bedtime debuts on the BBC Light Programme. 1 February – Women's Auxiliary Air Force renamed as the Women's Royal Air Force. 15 March – post-war rationing of clothes ends.

25 March – Laurence Olivier 's film Hamlet () becomes the first British film to win a 'Best Picture' Oscar. Shots of striking dockers as they meet and vote in London dock strike.

British Pathé. The Dock Strike () Docks are seen at a standstill as the workers strike. British Pathé. Workers Strike At New York Dock () () A strike brings London British Pathé. STRIKE, LONDON DOCKS. HC Deb 21 July vol cc § Mr. Eden. May I ask the Minister of Labour if he has any statement to make upon the situation in regard to the dock strike.

Surely the British writ runs in the British Isles, and citizens from other parts of the Empire have to conform to the laws of the mother country, just.

London Dock Strike, (), influential strike by workers in the Port of London that won them the famous “dockers’ tanner” (a pay rate of sixpence per hour) and revitalized the British Trades Union movement. Following a minor dispute at the South-West India Dock (Aug.

13, ), labour activists Ben Tillett, Tom Mann, and John Burns announced (August 19) the formation of a dockers’ union. The London Dock strike was an industrial dispute involving dock workers in the Port of London.

It broke out on 14 Augustand resulted in a victory for thestrikers and established strong trade unions amongst London dockers, one of which became the nationally important Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Labourers' Union.

ed holds dock strike could quickly dissipate GB's hard-won econ gains; blames former Labor Govt for abandoning all attempts to restrain wages in wks preceding June election; holds strike. Dock Strike: Conflict and Restructuring in Britain's Ports (Avebury Business School Library) [Turnbull, Peter, Duffy, Bob] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Dock Strike: Conflict and Restructuring in Britain's Ports (Avebury Business School Library)Cited by: Shots of striking dockers as they meet and vote in London dock strike. British Pathé The Armed Forces are enlisted to break a dock strike in British Pathé Akc Review Of () Review of including news, sports and show business.

In all probability, the RCP had no more than one docker among its membership of between and see M. Upham: The History of British Trotskyism to (Hull, Ph.D., ) page K. Knowles: The Post-War Dock Strikes, in Political Quarterly,page ; The Times, 10 October K. Knowles, page The nineteenth century saw greater changes than any previous era: in the ways nations and societies were organized, in scientific knowledge, and in nonreligious intellectual development.

The crucial players in this drama were the British, who invented both capitalism and imperialism and were incomparably the richest, most important investors in the developing world/5(4).

“Dock Strike,” [], The Northern Mariner, vol. III, no. 1 (January ), p (Review of Peter Turnbull, Charles Woolfson and John Kelly, Dock Strike: Conflict and Restructuring in Britain’s Ports.) In the national dock strike, British dockworkers, falling into a pattern already evident in the fate of coalminers, printers and seafarers, suffered an historic defeat.When I obtained this book I was quite excited by its large format presentation and many period illustrations.

The book provides a history of the London dock strike of which closely followed the successful `Matchgirls' strike at Bryant and May, and the equally successful strike, led by Will Thorne, for an eight-hour day at the Beckton Gas Works/5(2).The longshore strike was a pivotal event in the development of the ILWU in Hawai‘i and also in the development of labor unity necessary for a modern labor movement.

The day strike challenged the colonial wage pattern whereby Hawai‘i longshore workers received significantly lower pay than their West Coast counterparts, even though.