Definitions for "1929 Timber Workers strike"
The 1929 Timber Workers strike was a labour dispute in Australia caused by Judge Lukin of the Arbitration Court handing down an industrial award decision on December 23, 1928 to reduce the wages and increase the hours for 20,000 timber workers from a 44 hour week to 48 hour week. It was the first strike in Australia after the onset of the Great Depression.