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The trade union pint : the unlikely union of Guinness and the Larkins

Author: Martin Duffy
Publisher: Dublin : Liberties Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considered the best employers in Ireland, if not the world, Guinness cared for their workers with good wages, health care, cultural events, and practical assistance. This is the story of two families and their allies. They were the most unlikely of partners: model employers renowned for their standard of care for their staff, and the sons and leaders of a trade union established by a man whose vision for Irish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: James Larkin; James Larkin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Duffy
ISBN: 9781907593468 1907593462
OCLC Number: 784581233
Description: 199 pages : illustration ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Martin Duffy.

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Considered the best employers in Ireland, if not the world, Guinness cared for their workers with good wages, health care, cultural events, and practical assistance. This is the story of two families and their allies. They were the most unlikely of partners: model employers renowned for their standard of care for their staff, and the sons and leaders of a trade union established by a man whose vision for Irish workers had brought the first open conflict between employer and employee in Ireland.

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