Producing the news during the October lockout
|Collections||Australian Journalists' Association|
|Date created:||Oct 1944|
In 1944 staff at Sydney newspapers The Herald, The Telegraph, The Sun and The Mirror struck for a 40-hour week. The Australian Council of Trade Unions lodged a claim for a 40-hour week in 1946 and, two years later, the case was won. The 40-hour week began on 1 January 1948.
|Location:||Sydney, New South Wales|
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