Catalogue description National Union of General and Municipal Workers

This record is held by Working Class Movement Library

Details of TU/GENERALB
Reference: TU/GENERALB
Title: National Union of General and Municipal Workers

Reports and minutes, Congress reports, rules books, other papers, branch records

Date: 1921 - 1985

Series 1 - reports and minutes, 1924-1979
Series 2 - congress reports, 1932-1983
Series 3 - rules books
Series 4 - other papers
Series 5 - Branch records including Birchover branch, Bolton branch, Brassington branch, Buxton branch, Jarrow branch, Liverpool and North Wales district, Midlands and East Coast district and Sheffield district.

Held by: Working Class Movement Library, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

National Union of General and Municipal Workers

Physical description: 90 volumes and 17 boxes
Access conditions:

Open for consultation

Administrative / biographical background:

In 1924 the National Union of Gas Workers and General Labourers amalgamated with the National Amalgamated Union of Labour and the Municipal Employees Association to become the National Union of General and Municipal Workers. In 1974 it changed its name to the General and Municipal Workers' Union. In 1982 it amalgamated with the Amalgamated Society of Boilermakers, Blacksmiths, Shipbuilders and Structural Workers to become GMBATU and later the GMB.

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