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Trade unions

Although trade unions pre-date the industrial revolution, it was in this country - the world's first industrial nation - that unions developed into mass-membership organisations. Despite the efforts of some to demonise trade unionism, independent trade unions remain a vital non-government and non-corporate element of our civil society.

Bob Hayes

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Trade Unions were the original vocie of the oppressed; they gave hope to peaceful change in a society riven with division. They are still relavant today. Even if at times in the recent past they have been seen as devicify
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