Stop work meeting over pensions
|Collections||Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia|
|Title:||Stop work meeting over pensions|
|Author(s):||Photographer: not known|
|Series/Report no.:||Pensions Campaign, 1953|
The Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia first mobilised its members in the struggle for superannuation in 1953. They demanded a fund to finance a pension for veterans - 8 pounds a week after 20 years in the industry and having reached the age of 65 - a fund financed by a levy on employers.