Race played a big part in a dispute between workers and management at a typewriter factory in 1974.Read more
Rose Omamo is the General Secretary of the Amalgamated Union of Kenya Metal Workers. She trained as a mechanic and started out working as an assembler but as one of only two women working with hundreds of men she realised that the only way to defend her rights was to stand as a shop steward. Known as 'Mama Union,' the members of her organisation are still 90% male. Image: Rose Omamo Credit: Arbetet Global
The Dorchester attraction is celebrating a year since opening its doors. During that time, more than 17,000 people have visited the museum. Director Anna Bright says the response has been wonderful.
In the summer, before she became Prime Minister Theresa May suggested that she wanted to see workers directly represented on company boards. Now, she says this should not be compulsory and direct representation may not be the best model. The director-general of the CBI, Carolyn Fairbairn, has welcomed the move, calling it a "clarification" of policy, and not a reversal. "There are other ways of doing it", she told BBC Radio 4's The World At One. (Photo: Carolyn Fairbairn. Credit: NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)