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Dock strike

Turnbull, Peter

Dock strike

conflict and restructuring in Britain"s ports

by Turnbull, Peter

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Transport and General Workers" Union (Great Britain),
    • Dock Strike, Great Britain, 1989.,
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Stevedores -- Great Britain.,
    • Stevedores -- Labor unions -- Great Britain.,
    • Stevedores -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Great Britain.,
    • Harbors -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-262) and index.

      StatementPeter Turnbull, Charles Woolfson, John Kelly ; with Bob Duffy, Ben Smith.
      SeriesThe Avebury business school library
      ContributionsWoolfson, Charles, 1946-, Kelly, John E., 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5365.L82 1989 .G77 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 270 p. :
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1565381M
      ISBN 101856281760
      LC Control Number91047178

        Next is a detailed account of the police mutiny during the Belfast dock strike. The author, John Grey, went on to expand this into a book; City in Revolt (Blackstaff Press, ). The revolt was sparked by the refusal of Constable William Barrett to escort a wagon driven by a scab, and soon saw the majority of RIC men in the city put. The Dock, Owen Sound, ON. 17K likes. Listen LIVE at or download the iHeartRadio App for Apple and Android ers: 17K.

      The strike of August was called against the Police Bill that would give effect to the central recommendations of the Desborough Committee which had just reported. The pay of the force was, for the first time, to be standardized throughout the country and substantially increased, with a range for constables of £s. to £s. per week. The Belfast Dock strike or Belfast lockout took place in Belfast, Ireland from 26 April to 28 August The strike was called by Liverpool-born trade union leader James Larkin who had organised the dock workers to join the National Union of Dock Labourers; the dockers, both Protestant and Catholic, had gone on strike after their demand for union recognition was refused.

      The Chattogram port's overall operations came to a standstill in the last one and a half days because of the countrywide transport strike, stoking fears it could cause fresh container congestion. the newry dock strike and lockout of Taken from Rebel Road project of Unite Education department A bespoke memorial plaque in honour of the Newry Dock Strike and lockout of and the man who led it, James Fearon, was unveiled by Newry and District Trade Union Council and the Newry Maritime Association on 30 March


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The London Dock strike was an industrial dispute involving dock workers in the Dock strike book of broke out on 14 Augustand resulted in a victory for thestrikers Dock strike book established strong trade unions amongst London dockers, one of which became the nationally important Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Labourers' strike is widely considered a milestone in the development.

History of strikes. Some examples of industrial actions taken prior to the midth century included the dock strike of and the Liverpool general transport strike. A strike in late affected Liverpool and Birkenhead, though docks in and around London were also affected.

The strike involved aro workers and caused interference with trade exports, with pay systems a core. 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, ). The great dock strike, (Then and there series) [Wasp, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The great dock strike, (Then and there series)Author: David Wasp. 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: 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.

The London dock strike was not only important in that the impoverished workers gained a substantial Reviews: 2. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wasp, David. Great dock strike, London: Longman, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The dock strike began over a dispute about 'plus' money during the unloading of the Lady Armstrong in the West India Docks. 'Plus' money was a bonus paid for completing work quickly.

The East and West India Dock Company had cut their 'plus' rates. The New York dock strike has prevented valuable machinery from reaching desperate factories, kept exotic fruit from dying children, and tied up the nation's busiest port. It has also snarled up. Dock strike spreads to London / Press Association, Inc.

Summary Large group of strikers at the Royal Albert Docks, London, raising their hands in a vote of confidence for strike leader Thomas Powell, seen in right foreground, wearing glasses.

Created / Published. This is the story of the Great London dock strike of and the successful fight for the “docker’s tanner”. By the late s, the trade union movement had become, if not quite a part of the Liberal establishment, then at least a respectable body whose existence would do.

The CBI says prolongation of the dock strike only accelerates the economic damage. A one-week dock strike, for instance, would seriously affect about 10 percent of the nation's businesses.

1 The Great Dock Strike of CONTENTS Foreword 2 Introduction 3 Chapter one: London’s East End slums 5 Chapter two: Dock work 11 Chapter three: Unions for the unskilled 19 Chapter four: Socialism in the s 23 Chapter five: Matchwomen and gas workers show the way 25 Chapter six: The strike leaders 33 Chapter seven: The dockers’ tanner 39 Chapter eight: Magnificent international.

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National Dock Strike. In Mid-Octoberworkers in Avonmouth joined an ongoing strike that had started in Birkenhead that September and spread to Glasgow, the Humber, Leith, Liverpool, London and Tyneside 4.

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A labour leader addresses dockers during the London dock strike of Painting by Dudley Hardy Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images.

The strike gives valuable insights into the process whereby workers in struggle under repressive regimes move from industrial action to the armed struggle and parallels miners' actions in the Ludlow and Harlan County strikes in the USA, the Asturian Miners in and the Bolivian miners in the s.

Namely a book called 'State Capitalism. “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.

The th Anniversary of the Great Sligo Dock Strike of On Wednesday 1 st may I attended a lecture on the Sligo Docks strike in at the Glasshouse hotel Sligo organised by United left.

The lecture was preceded by a commemoration outside the house where John Lynch lived throughout that period of time. John Lynch was a socialist and campaigned for workers rights .W.

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Welcome to the Big Apple! Where the lights are bright and the city never sleeps. But with all the lights, glamour & glitz, it can get a little.The book is not just a blow by blow account of the Liverpool dock strike.

It puts the strike in the context of a history of struggle against the effects of casual labour on dockers and their families. `Flexible labour', the term commonly used in sociology, is a particularly exploitative and dehumanising form of working practice and isn't.