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Transport and General Workers' Union

Index Transport and General Workers' Union

The Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU or T&G) was one of the largest general trade unions in the United Kingdom and Ireland - where it was known as the Amalgamated Transport and General Workers' Union (ATGWU) to differentiate itself from the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union - with 900,000 members (and was once the largest trade union in the world). [1]

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Act of Parliament

Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).

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Alec Kitson

Alexander Harper Kitson (21 October 1921 – 2 August 1997) was a British trade unionist and Labour Party official.

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Amalgamated Society of Watermen, Lightermen and Bargemen

The Amalgamated Society of Watermen, Lightermen and Bargemen was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

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Amicus

Amicus was the United Kingdom's second-largest trade union, and the largest private sector union, formed by the merger of Manufacturing Science and Finance and the AEEU (Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union), agreed in 2001, and two smaller unions, UNIFI and the GPMU.

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Arthur Deakin

Arthur Deakin (11 November 1890–1 May 1955) was a prominent British trade unionist who was acting general secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union from 1940 and then general secretary from 1945 to 1955.

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Belfast Breadservers' Trade Union

The Belfast Breadservers' Trade Union was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

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Bill Morris, Baron Morris of Handsworth

William Manuel Morris, Baron Morris of Handsworth, OJ, DL (born 19 October 1938), generally known as Bill Morris, is a former British trade union leader.

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Bristol Bus Boycott

The Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963 arose from the refusal of the Bristol Omnibus Company to employ black or Asian bus crews in the city of Bristol, England.

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Community and Youth Workers' Union

The Community and Youth Workers Union (CYWU) was a British trade union created in 1938 by ten female voluntary sector workers.

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Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Labourers' Union

The Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Labourers Union (DWRGLU), often known as the Dockers' Union, was a British trade union representing dock workers in the United Kingdom.

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Eddie Haigh

Edward Haigh (7 November 1935 – 17 February 2016) was a British trade unionist.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Ernest Bevin

Ernest Bevin (9 March 1881 – 14 April 1951) was a British statesman, trade union leader, and Labour politician.

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Frank Cousins

Frank Cousins PC (8 September 1904 – 11 June 1986) was a British trade union leader and Labour politician.

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Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA), formerly Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA), is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom regulating the supply of workers to the agricultural, horticultural and shellfish industries.

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General union

A general union is a trade union (called labor union in American English) which represents workers from all industries and companies, rather than just one organisation or a particular sector, as in a craft union or industrial union.

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GMB (trade union)

The GMB is a general trade union in the United Kingdom which has more than 631,000 members.

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Harold Clay

Harold Ewart Clay (1886 – September 1961) was a British trade union leader, also known for his political and educational activities.

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Harry Nicholas

Sir Herbert Richard Nicholas OBE (13 March 1905 – 15 April 1997) was a trade unionist and political organiser.

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Harry Urwin

Charles Henry Urwin (24 February 1915 – 10 February 1996) was a British trade unionist.

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International Federation of Building and Wood Workers

The International Federation of Building and Wood Workers (IFBWW) was a global union federation of trade unions in the building, building materials, wood, forestry and allied industries.

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International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions

The International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (ICEM) was a global union federation of trade unions.

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International Metalworkers' Federation

The International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF) was a global union federation of metalworkers' trade unions, founded in Zürich, Switzerland in August 1893.

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International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation

The International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF) was a global union federation.

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International Transport Workers' Federation

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is a global union federation of transport workers' trade unions, founded in 1896.

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International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Association

The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) is a global union federation of trade unions with members in a variety of industries, many of which relate to food processing.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Irish Congress of Trade Unions

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (often abbreviated to just Congress or ICTU), formed in 1959 by the merger of the Irish Trade Union Congress (founded in 1894) and the Congress of Irish Unions (founded in 1945), is a national trade union centre, the umbrella organisation to which trade unions in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland affiliate.

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Irish Transport and General Workers' Union

The Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITGWU), an Irish trade union, was founded by James Larkin in January 1909 as a general union.

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Jack Dromey

John Eugene Joseph Dromey (born 29 September 1948) is a British Labour Party politician and trade unionist.

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Jack Jones (trade unionist)

James Larkin Jones (29 March 1913 – 21 April 2009), known as Jack Jones, was a British trade union leader and General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union.

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Jimmy Elsby

Jimmy Elsby was Treasurer of the Labour Party in Great Britain during 2001-04.

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Jock Tiffin

Arthur Ernest Tiffin OBE (11 February 1896 – 27 December 1955), commonly known as Jock Tiffin or A. E. Tiffin, was the third general secretary of the British Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU).

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John Cliff

John Cliff (7 March 1883–18 October 1977) was the first Assistant General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union and later a prominent London Transport board member.

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Labour Party (Ireland)

The Labour Party (Páirtí an Lucht Oibre) is a social-democratic political party in the Republic of Ireland.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Labour Protection League

The Labour Protection League was a trade union organising dockers and stevedores in the United Kingdom.

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Larry Smith (trade unionist)

Lawrence Joseph Smith OBE (25 June 1923 – 29 July 2005) was a British trade union leader.

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List of Transport and General Workers' Union amalgamations

The Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) was created in 1922 from a merger of fourteen unions and continued to grow through a series of mergers, amalgamations and transfers of engagements.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Margaret Prosser, Baroness Prosser

Margaret Theresa Prosser, Baroness Prosser (born 22 August 1937) is a Labour life peer.

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Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick

The Modern Records Centre (MRC) is the specialist archive service of the University of Warwick in Coventry, England, located adjacent to the Central Campus Library.

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Moss Evans

Arthur Mostyn Evans (13 July 1925 – 12 January 2002), better known as Moss Evans, was the general secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU), then the largest general trade union in the United Kingdom, from 1978 until 1985.

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National Amalgamated Coal Workers' Union

The National Amalgamated Coal Workers' Union was a trade union in the United Kingdom which existed between 1889 and 1922.

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National Amalgamated Labourers' Union

The National Amalgamated Labourers' Union was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

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National Union of British Fishermen

The National Union of British Fishermen was a trade union representing fishermen in the United Kingdom.

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National Union of Dock Labourers

The National Union of Dock Labourers (NUDL) was a trade union in the United Kingdom which existed between 1889 and 1922.

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National Union of Docks, Wharves and Shipping Staffs

The National Union of Docks, Wharves and Shipping Staffs (NUDWSS) was a trade union representing administrative staff working in shipping and related industries in the United Kingdom.

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National Union of Ships' Clerks, Grain Weighers and Coalmeters

The National Union of Ships' Clerks, Grain Weighers and Coalmeters was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

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National Union of Vehicle Workers

The National Union of Vehicle Workers was a trade union representing drivers in the United Kingdom.

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North of England Trimmers' and Teemers' Association

The North of England Trimmers' and Teemers Association was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

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Public Services International

Public Services International (PSI) is a global union federation of 669 public services trade unions representing 20 million workers in 154 countries.

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Ron Todd (trade unionist)

Ronald Todd (11 March 1927 – 30 April 2005), generally known as Ron Todd, was the general secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU), then the largest general trade union in the United Kingdom, from 1985 until 1992.

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Royal assent

Royal assent or sanction is the method by which a country's monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament.

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Scottish Trades Union Congress

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is the national trade union centre in Scotland.

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Scottish Union of Dock Labourers

The Scottish Union of Dock Labourers was a Glasgow-based trade union for waterfront workers.

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Secretary (title)

Secretary is a title often used in organizations to indicate a person having a certain amount of authority, power, or importance in the organization.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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Tony Woodley

Anthony Woodley (born 2 January 1948) is a British trade unionist who was the Joint-General Secretary of Unite, a union formed through the merger of Amicus and the Transport and General Workers' Union, from 2007 to 2011.

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Trade union

A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

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Trades Union Certification Officer

The Trades Union Certification Officer was established in the United Kingdom by Act of Parliament in 1975.

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Trades Union Congress

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is a national trade union centre, a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, representing the majority of trade unions.

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Transport and General Workers' Union

The Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU or T&G) was one of the largest general trade unions in the United Kingdom and Ireland - where it was known as the Amalgamated Transport and General Workers' Union (ATGWU) to differentiate itself from the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union - with 900,000 members (and was once the largest trade union in the world).

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Transport House

Transport House on Smith Square and Dean Bradley Street, London, England, was the headquarters of the Transport and General Workers' Union (T&G), and also originally of the Labour Party, the Trades Union Congress, and the Workers' Travel Association.

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Truck

A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.

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UNI Global Union

UNI Global Union, formerly Union Network International (UNI), is a global union federation for skills and services, gathering national and regional trade unions.

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Unite the Union

Unite the Union, commonly known as Unite, is a British and Irish trade union, formed on 1 May 2007, by the merger of Amicus and the Transport and General Workers' Union.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Vehicle Workers

The United Vehicle Workers was a trade union representing drivers in the United Kingdom.

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Workers' Union

The Workers' Union was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_and_General_Workers'_Union

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