Selected Events in Trade Union History Maritime Strike (i) (1887)
The Adelaide Steamship Co locks out members of the Captains & Officers' Society when it seeks to affiliate with the Maritime Labour Council. Unions interstate fail to support the strike by shortly resuming to allow ships into local ports.
- Walker, R.B., 'The Maritime Strikes in South Australia, 1887 and 1890', Labour History, vol. 14, Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Sydney, 1968, pp. 3-12. Details
Bruce A. Smith
Created: 14 January 2002, Last modified: 4 February 2002