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Trade union records
This series contains records of the meetings of shop stewards from both unions active within Hopkinsons Ltd., the manual union and the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Technical and Supervisory Section) AUEW TSS. It also contains a series of working papers and files for both unions. A detailed guide to these records was produced by West Yorkshire Archive Service in the 1980s, and is available to view in the searchroom (stored in box with HOP/HR/4/1).

Trade union records are subject to protection under the Data Protection Act, and therefore some records may be redacted or closed to readers, unless a Subject Access Request is made.
  • HOP/HR/4/1

    Manual Union Records Item

    1956-1978
    These records relate to the activities of the Manual Union active on the Hopkinsons site during the 20th century. The records contain minutes, reports and the working files of issues affecting employees taken up by the union.
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  • HOP/HR/4/2

    Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (AUEW) Records Item

    1950-1980
    These files contains the working papers of the AUEW branch on the Hopkinsons site. It contains files on disputes, agreements, the pay and condition of workers, correspondence and communications with members.
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