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Trade Union Merger StrategiesPurpose, Process, and Performance$

Roger Undy

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199544943

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.001.0001

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(p.260) Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

(p.260) Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

Source:
Trade Union Merger Strategies
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Oxford University Press

Year

TUC union transferring (i.e. the minorunion) and its membership

Non‐TUC union transferring (i.e. the minorunion) to TUC union and its membership

TUC transferee (receiving) (i.e. the major unions)

1978

NUFSO(1)

1,103

FTAT (GMB)(2)

NUIW (Pearl Section)

1,378

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

SARAC

800

TGWU

NAYHW

307

TGWU

EIGSA

315

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

AASA

4,318

APEX (GMB)

GRESU

5,729

NUBE (BIFU∕UNIFI∕AMICUS)

NUMIM

365

FTATU (GMB)

1979

UJF & KTO

2,050

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

CAWF of GB

1,066

NUGMW (GMB)

NUIW (RS)

3,392

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

ALAE

796

TGWU

NUIW (RS)

3,392

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

CMLASFSA

86

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

MARC

650

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

SLCWWA

900

ATWU (GMB)

PSU(1)

2,552

BIFU (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

LSEFA

91

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

1980

YSTC

886

NUDBTW (TGWU)

HDHTTFS

120

NUDBTW (TGWU)

NWSS

700

APEX (GMB)

TCOA

1,000

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

ANZBG

557

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

BACOA

605

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

UKAPE

4,055

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

TSA

282

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

SIMA

12,033

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

1981

NUGSATU

2,092

AUEW‐TASS (MSF∕AMICUS)

BIFU (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

ESSA

6,034

1982

NUDBTW

39,984

TGWU

NUA&AW

66,800

TGWU

NUIW (Royal Life Section)

838

BIFU (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

ASJFHAW

258

NUTGW (GMB)

AFHTWFAW

599

NUTGW (GMB)

NASD

938

TGWU

BTOG

3,065

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

1983

BRTTS

352

AUEW‐E (AEEU∕AMICUS)

NSBGW

700

FTATU (GMB)

NUSMW etc.

54,613

AUEW‐TASS (MSF∕AMICUS)

YHASA

100

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

SL&TWU

875

GMB

AMPS

6,473

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

1984

SSPS

150

TGWU

AUEW (2 sections)

61,549

AUEW‐Eng.Section (AEEU∕AMICUS)

APAC

7,556

AUEW‐TASS Section (MSF∕AMICUS)

RRMA

500

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

COSESA

2,100

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

CBSSA(1)

200

BIFU (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

CBSSA(2)

300

BIFU (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

NTAWU

2,000

TGWU

BNRDTWU

1,600

TGWU

NUTAW (RD)

100

ATWU (GMB)

(estimated)

1985

NSMM

27,035

AUEW‐TASS (MSF∕AMICUS)

CSSAUL

350

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

BNZLSA

257

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

SUKSA

300

APEX (GMB)

RCNSA

100

APEX (GMB)

GSA

369

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

1986

ATWU

28,500

GMB

Involving 10 separate transfers of members of the textile ‘federation’

TWU

AUEW‐TASS (MSF∕AMICUS)

SALSA

4,626

ASTMS (MSF∕AMICUS)

1987

AUAW

1,922

TGWU

BESO

3,500

BIFU (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

NTFMFS

1,134

TGWU

1988

GLSA

13,000

GMB

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

Total 2,500 (estimated)

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

1989

IGSA

740

MSF (AMICUS)

NORSA

759

BIFU (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

Total 2,200

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

1990

HVA

16,701

MSF (AMICUS)

NULO

100

GMB

LSLASA

150

GMB

NEBSSA

380

BIFU (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

NICE

200

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

NAFO

5,000

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

PSU(2)

2,000

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

IoJ

700

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

TVFPEA

200

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

HDPLOS

200

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

NAPLO

200

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

1991

NUTGW

73,122

GMB

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

Total 1,500 (estimated)

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

1992

BCSA

750 (estimated)

EETPU (AEEU∕AMICUS)

1993

YAPLO

450

TGWU

FTAT

31,642

GMB

NUSC

712

MSF (AMICUS)

1994

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

Total 5,216 300 (estimated)

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

1995

EPIU

5,100

TGWU

1996

1997

NALHM

6,127

TGWU

CHCC

500

MSF (AMICUS)

NPBSSA

900

MSF (UNIFI∕AMICUS)

1998

CMA

13,997

MSF (AMICUS)

GMA

800

GMB

1999

NUIW

10,044

MSF (AMICUS)

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

Total 6,355

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

2000

NCTU

601

TGWU

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

Total 3,218

Appendix 3. Minor unions transferring to the leading merger unions: 1978–2004

2001

MPOU

9,627

GMB

AMU

805

AEEU (AMICUS)

LHASA

500

MSF (AMICUS)

2002

WISA

5,108

(estimated)

UNIFI (AMICUS)

UTW

1,389

AMICUS

2003

CGNUSA

3,025

AMICUS

2004

UNIFI

142,441

AMICUS

GPMU

102,088

AMICUS

NULMW

3,132

T&G

AGSA

1,220

AMICUS

The three leading merger unions (and their antecedents) accounted for 136 (76%) of 180 transfers to TUC‐affiliated unions between 1978 and 2004. AMICUS (and its antecedents: ASTMS∕MSF (40), EETPU∕AEEU (29), UNIFI (12), AMICUS (5)) accounted for 86; the GMB 31; and T&G 19.

(1) Including transfers to unions which themselves transferred to one of the leading three unions.

(2) The unions in brackets are the subsequent transferee unions.

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