Record

CodeNA9204
Dates1898-1947
Person NameNational Amalgamated Union of Shop Assistants, Warehouse-men and Clerks, Leith Branch; 1898-1947
ActivityThe National Union of Shop Assistants was formed in 1891 by representatives of 11 shop assistants organisations. In 1893 the Union changed its name to the National Union of Shop Assistants, Warehousemen and Clerks. Five years later the National Amalgamated Union of Shop Assistants, Warehouse-men and Clerks was established by the amalgamation of the National Union of Shop Assistants, Warehousemen and Clerks and the United Shop Assistants Union. In 1920 the union absorbed the National Association of Grocers and in 1921 the Dental Assistants' Union. A merger with the National Union of Distributive and Allied Workers in 1947 formed the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW).
Corporate NameNational Amalgamated Union of Shop Assistants, Warehouse-men and Clerks, Leith Branch
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