Person NameNational Union of Boot and Shoe Operatives; 1886-1918; Arbroath Area Branch
EpithetArbroath Area Branch
ActivityThe Union met quarterly and alternated its meetings between Arbroath and Carnoustie. Its purpose was to defend the rights of workers in the shoe and bootmaking field. They took up the cause of workers locked out for wanting to join a union and dealt with disputes with employers over working practices.
Corporate NameNational Union of Boot and Shoe Operatives
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