|Description||Jayne Nelson, Women in manual trades (Mary Shiel); trade unions 1979-1980, minutes and notes NALGO Equal Opportunities Representative.|
Yellow Folder: ‘Women in Manual Trades’: List of letters received 1978-1979; list of people (names and addresses) receiving WANT newsletter, 1978; correspondence with Women in Manual Trades (workshops, conference planning, women looking for work, schools looking for speakers/show films); Equal Opportunities Commission press releases, 1979; minutes of meetings; Register of Women in Manual Trades, 1979. 1978-1979
Black folder: ‘Trade Unions’, donated by Jayne Nelson: Includes correspondence with trade unions concerning particular women workers and their cases; work places include Reuters; ‘The argument and strategy for women’s caucuses in the trade union movement’, Jayne Nelson, October 1978; letters from people requesting information about women in trade unions; report by Jayne Nelson, ‘A survey of 114 trade unions affiliated to the TUC to ascertain ‘The existence of women’s officers, committees, and/or groups in unions: their use and effectiveness’, September 1979, completed report, with allied research papers (including completed questionnaires), 1978-1985
Loose papers labelled ‘WIMT’, Mary Shiel [probably Women in Manual Trades]: Includes papers and correspondence relating to the employment of women in the building, construction, and manual trades, (including Women in Construction), 1979-1982
Orange folder: ‘Nalgo Equal Ops Rep’, Jayne Nelson was Equal Opportunities Representative for NALGO, Inner London Polytechnics Branch. Papers relating to work with NALGO, the TUC, and others relating to equal opportunities and women’s rights. Includes correspondence, newsletters, and pamphlets, c.1980
These materials were probably donated by Jayne Nelson and Mary Shiel.
Hannah Lowery, 31 October 2011