Hosted by Working Class Movement Library
Endemic low pay, deductions and fines, intimidation and insecurity – some of the things women across Britain faced at work in the early 20th century. This talk shows how one union, the all-female National Federation of Women Workers, led by Mary Macarthur, sought not just to help but to encourage activism and fight back at the local level.
Cathy Hunt is a historian and honorary research fellow, Coventry University.
This talk is part of the Invisible Histories series - all welcome, admission free, light refreshments afterwards.
Working Class Movement Library