Workers’ Rights and Trade Unions

Video podcast series by History Hub, Royal Holloway, University of London

Published: 10th July 2020

Workers’ Rights and Trade Unions

In this series of videos, produced by Royal Holloway, University of London, staff and students look at the development of trade unionism and workers’ rights in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The playlist includes videos examining the Tolpuddle Martyrs, New Unionism, the London Dock Strike and the Match Girls’ Strike (including Annie Besant’s account of the strike). Many videos in this series were co-produced with the People’s History Museum in Manchester. Note: click the icon in the top right corner to see the complete playlist: