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next Mary Quaile Club event: Launch of website on history of Manchester and Salford Women’s Trades Union Council 1895 to 1919

 Launch of  website on the history of Manchester and Salford Women’s Trades Union Council  1895 to 1919 On Saturday 29th April the  Mary Quaile Club will launch the website of the history of the Manchester and Salford Women’s Trade Union

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Mary Quaile Club event on Saturday 8 April. Not “business as usual”: the issue of sexual harassment at work

Our first event for 2017 took up the issue of sexual harassment at work,  an issue that was put on the agenda in the 1980s by the influx of many new women trade unionists into the movement. The campaign at

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Mary Quaile Event on Grunwick Strike 1976-1978, 3rd December 2016 at the Working Class Movement Library

Our final event for 2016 looked back at the Grunwick Strike of 1976-1978, one of the most important industrial disputes of the 1970s when a group of mainly Asian women  struck for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant

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