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Black workers and trade unions - booklet, 1986

During the 1970s, unions gradually recognised their responsibility in fighting racial discrimination. In 1975, the responsibility for developing related TUC policy was moved from the International Department and both an Equal Rights and a Race Relations Advisory Committee were established. Campaigns against racism and racist organisations were organised, educational materials and other publications were published, including a Black Workers Charter in 1981. From 1985, the TUC held regular conferences on race relations, which from 1992 became formalised into the annual Black Workers Conference.

This pack of source materials was produced by the Greater London Trade Union Resource Unit for the Race Working Party of the South East Region TUC [SERTUC] and includes papers on the history of unions in the former colonies, the development of union policies on race and immigration, fascism and statistics for black and ethnic minority union membership. The cover design is by Dan Jones.

Title Black workers and trade unions - booklet, 1986
Maker Trades Union Congress
Production Date 1986
Format Booklet
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Holding Institution TUC Library Collections, London Metropolitan University
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