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Author Gietzelt, Ray.

Title Worth fighting for : the memoirs of Ray Gietzelt : General Secretary of the Federated Miscellaneous Workers Union of Australia 1955-1984 / [Ray Gietzelt]
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2004


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 MELB  331.88092 Gietze Gie/Wff  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 217 pages 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Early days -- Ch. 2. Early union days -- Ch. 3. Consolidation -- Ch. 4. Building a modern union -- Ch. 5. Reshaping the ALP - intervention -- Ch. 6. The union and the ACTU -- Ch. 7. A target for rightwing takeover -- Ch. 8. Uranium and the Northern Territory -- Ch. 9. Three Labor giants -- Ch. 10. Retirement -- Ch. 11. Qantas -- Ch. 12. The automotive industry -- Ch. 13. The Lionel Murphy Foundation
Summary Ray Gietzelt was a key figure in trade union and labor politics in the second half of the 20th century and his memoirs are an essential and entertaining part of Australian history
Analysis Labor unions
Biography & autobiography (Australia)
20th Century history (c 1914+)
Trade unions
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Gietzelt, Ray.
Federated Miscellaneous Workers' Union of Australia.
Labor unions -- Officials and employees -- Australia -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
LC no. 2005415496
ISBN 1862875340