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Friday, March 31, 2023
The Gas Workers’ and General Labourers’ Union was formed #OTD 1889
For all my Boiler Makers friends and comrades. The predecessor to the GMB Union was formed on this day in Beckton Gas works, what is now in Newham, London by future West Ham Mayor and MP, Will Thorne.