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New Zealand Federation of Labour

 Organization

administrative history

Earlier name: Auckland Trades and Labour Council.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Auckland Boilermakers' Union records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-2014/13
Scope and Contents The entire collection covers the period 1921 to 2010 however, the majority of records are concentrated around the period 1950 to 1990. Included are series of minutes, correspondence and related papers, newspaper clippings, realia and subject files.

Auckland Trades and Labour Council minute book.

 Item
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-30
Scope and Contents Collection contains the minute book of the Auckland Trades and Labour Council coving the period 27 June 1929 to 10 June 1937.

Auckland Trades Council records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-97/10
Scope and Contents Minutes and agendas for meetings.

Ken Johnson papers regarding Federation of Labour and Combined State Unions campaign against cuts in living standards.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-Vault 78
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection comprises of circulars produced by the Federation of Labour and Combined State Unions regarding their 1982 - 1983 campaign against cuts in living standards.

New Zealand Electrical, Electronics and Related Trades Union, Auckland Branch records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-93/5
Scope and Contents Collection includes minutes, correspondence, subject files and newspaper clippings. Some "national" records appear to have been filed with the Auckland Branch records.

New Zealand Federation of Labour records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-41
Scope and Contents Collection includes conference papers (1981), copies of annual reports, conference proceedings, copies of minutes, and newspaper clippings 1970-1980.

Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-4
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Amendment Act 1961. Papers include transcripts of tapes of Bills Committee proceedings, correspondence, newspaper clippings, written submissions, etc., relating to the bill, and to Douglas' work on the committee.

Submissions to the New Zealand Court of Arbitration.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-14
Scope and Contents Submissions to the Court of Arbitration for a general order wage increase. Chiefly submissions and applicant's replies made by Mr F.P. Walsh, President of the Federation of Labour.

Wilfred (Bill) McAra collection on industrial relations on the New Zealand waterfront.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-5
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection cover the period 1946 to 1953 and concern industrial relations on the waterfront in the years leading up to the 1951 waterfront dispute, the dispute itself, and the immediate aftermath. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, notes, reports, pamphlets and clippings. In 1946, the New Zealand Waterside Workers Industrial Union of Workers approached the Waterfront Industry Commission seeking better working conditions, including guaranteed minimum pay....

Wilfred (Bill) McAra papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-94/4
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection cover McAra’s years of study and research into Marxist-Leninist ideology and the problems of the working class. They document his membership of the Communist Party of New Zealand and expulsion from the Party; his activities as a pamphleteer; and aspects of his personal and family life. From the early 1960s the papers and records of Diana Miriam Wilsie, are inextricably mixed with those of McAra. The papers were received by the Library in twenty four...