Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union
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The union was founded in 1971 by the merger of the National Union of Furniture Trade Operatives and the Amalgamated Society of Woodcutting Machinists. In 1978, the National Union of Funeral Service Operatives merged with it, while the National Society of Brushmakers and General Workers joined in 1983. The following year, its total membership was 85,407. The union was a member of the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions.
- 1971: Alf Tomkins
- 1976: Ben Rubner
- 1986: Colin Christopher
- Arthur Ivor Marsh, Trade union handbook, p.188
- Arthur Ivor Marsh, Trade union handbook, pp.84-85
- "What came after the longest strike in history was finally put to bed". Craven Herald. Retrieved 2016-06-14.
- Jeremy Waddington et al, A comparison of the trade union merger process in Britain and Germany, pp.159-160