Monday, April 10, 2017

Celebrate Centenary of 1917 General Strike – 3 May 2017

This year marks 100 years since the 1917 General Strike - the largest demonstration by unionised labour in Australian history.

More than 100,000 coal miners, train drivers and dockworkers fought for better working conditions and real wage growth. The strike lasted six weeks. Future Prime Minister Ben Chifley and future Premier Joseph Cahill were among the unionists involved.

To commemorate a century since this significant event, join us at the historic Sydney Trades Hall.
Date: Wednesday 3 May 2017

Time: 5:30pm

Venue: Trades Hall Atrium

Cost: $75 ($45 Concession)

RSVP Today.

With guest speakers:

  • Ged Kearney (President of the ACTU), 
  • Natalie Lang (Secretary of the ASU) 
  • Bob Nanva (Secretary of the RTBU). 
  • UnionsNSW Secretary Mark Morey will chair the event.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

NSW Labor

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