Federation of Independent Trade Unions (FITU)

Scope and Content

The collection contains documents concerning employment legislation and the affiliation of unions to the FITU.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions was formed in 1973 as the Federation of Registered Trade Unions, changing its name in May 1974. It aimed to represent the interests of members of trade unions which were not affiliated to the Trades Union Congress. The driving force behind its formation was the Union of Sales, Technical Representatives and Agents and its General Secretary, Jack Ogden.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/

Acquisition Information

These records were given to the Centre by Jack Ogden in June 1974.

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