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Colonial Reforms of Labour Organisation in Nineteenth Century Australia

R. Markey

Economics Working Papers from School of Economics, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Abstract: Australan unionism built upon strong foundations transported from Britain. Subsequently it grew beyond this base in scope and form. By 1980 the level of unionisation of the colonial workforce exceeded that in the mother country.

Keywords: TRADE; UNIONS (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J51 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 36 pages
Date: 1996
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