A Class Act: An Illustrated History of the Labour Movement in Newfoundland and Labrador by Bill GillespieA Class Act: An Illustrated History of the Labour Movement in Newfoundland and Labrador by Bill Gillespie

A Class Act: An Illustrated History of the Labour Movement in Newfoundland and Labrador

byBill Gillespie

Paperback | October 23, 2016

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Union activists rarely make it into the history books and when they do the picture is seldom flattering. In this new edition of A Class Act journalist Bill Gillespie confronts the myth.

This is the story of how Newfoundland and Labrador union members turned the nation, the colony and the province into the most highly organized jurisdiction in North America. Gillespie's research reveals union losses and victories, their weaknesses and strengths and ultimately, their success. The narrative is illustrated with more than a hundred photographs

Bill Gillespie is a retired award winning journalist and foreign correspondent with the CBC. He spent the first 15 years of his professional life as a journalist in Newfoundland, reporting for the CBC and hosting the TV current affairs program On Camera. After covering Ontario politics, in 2001 Gillespie became CBC Radio's bureau chie...
Title:A Class Act: An Illustrated History of the Labour Movement in Newfoundland and LabradorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 11 × 1 inPublished:October 23, 2016Publisher:Boulder PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927099846

ISBN - 13:9781927099841

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