Poland : Reporting on Poland by The Times" (FO371-135124).

  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
  • London : Foreign Office, 1958.
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF


  • General Correspondence from 1906-1966 (Great Britain. Foreign Office. Political Departments) ; FO371-135124. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FO371: Foreign Office: Political Departments: General Correspondence from 1906-1966 ; FO371-135124
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1953-1960: Module 1
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file of correspondence and press material concerning labour in Poland. The documents contain an article published in The Times stating that Polish workers who fail to turn up for work "without adequate reason, even for only one day a month", will be deprived of one-thirtieth of their pay and be liable to disciplinary action by the Polish government -- and an article published in the New York Times claiming that the Polish government has recently reverted to "the classic Communist position on labour rights" through banning strikes and stating that "the trades unions cannot be independent of the ruling Communist Party". The documents also include an article from Trybuna Ludu covering the award of "pension bonuses" to Polish workers.
  • File date: 1958.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 1988.
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