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Dick Desmond - Abiding memory.

Dick Desmond - Abiding memory.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5836
Description: Dick was an active trade unionist during his working life. In 1989 he was sacked after resisting attempts to privatise the docks and abolish the NDLS. Despite winning a long industrial tribunal, Dick and his fellow trade unionists were not re-instated. Dick then found a job at the British Museum and eventually became chairman of the joint trade unions.
Creator: National Maritime Museum
Date: November 2003
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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