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              Workers in the Margins: Union Radicals in Post-war New Zealand

              Workers in the Margins: Union Radicals in Post-war New Zealand (Paperback, New ed.)

              By Locke, Cybele

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              "Marginalised workers of the late twentieth century were those last hired in times of plenty and first fired in times of recession. Often women, Maori, or people from the Pacific, they were frequently unemployed, and marginalised within the union movement as well as the labour fo...rce. Workers in the Margins tells the story of those workers in the tumultuous years of post-war New Zealand. These were years characterised by massive changes in the workforce, as it expanded to accommodate a growing urban Maori population and an increasing desire for women to enter paid work. The world of trade unions and employment conflicts, such as the 1951 waterfront lockout, was vigorous and challenging. As free market policies deregulated the labour market and splintered the union movement toward the end of the century, Te Roopu Rawakore o Aotearoa, the national unemployment and beneficiaries' movement, gave a new voice to workers in the margins"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781927131398
              Published NZ 6 Apr 2012
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
              Interest Age 14+ years
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