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The first unions and the first strike at the Lakes Creek meatworks

conference contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Gordon StewartGordon Stewart
This paper will discuss the emergence of trade unions and the first recorded strike at the Lakes Creek meatworks in Rockhampton. It will assess the place of these organisations and of this strike in the history of industrial relations at this abattoir. Furthermore the paper will address these issues within the context of the history of labour at this plant and within the meat processing industry in Queensland.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Editor

Michael Barry ; Peter Brosnan

Start Page

507

End Page

515

Number of Pages

9

Start Date

03/02/2004

Finish Date

06/02/2004

ISBN-10

090929190X

Location

Noosa, Qld.

Publisher

AIRAANZ, Griffith University

Place of Publication

Griffith University, Brisbane

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Business and Law;

Era Eligible

Yes

Name of Conference

18th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand. Conference