The T & G Story


The Transport and General Workers Union was the biggest trade union in Britain for much of the 20th century, with its membership in the late 1970s reaching more than two million. It organised workers across the whole economy - from the docks to the car factories, from light engineering to aviation - and its activities touched the lives of many.


Ministry of Labour Monthly Gazette listing of Trade Disputes


The Ministry of Labour Gazette was issued monthly. It gives overall statistics for all disputes and generally lists those with more than 50 employees that lasted more than a couple of days.