Labor Council of New South Wales
|Headquarters||Sydney, New South Wales|
| Mark Morey, Secretary|
Thomas John Costa, Assistant Secretary
Emma Maiden, Assistant Secretary
The Labor Council of New South Wales, branded Unions NSW, is the peak body for trade unions in the state of New South Wales, Australia. As of 2005 there are 67 unions and 8 Rural and Regional Trades & Labor Councils affiliated to the Labor Council, representing 800,000 workers in NSW. It is registered as the State Peak Council of Employees under Section 215 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 (NSW). The council is affiliated with the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU).
The Labor Council was formed by six unions in 1871, and originally called the Trades & Labor Council of Sydney. The council experienced rapid growth during its early history, with the number of affiliated unions tripling between 1885 and 1890, and total membership reaching 35,000 in that year, or 60% of union members in the Colony of New South Wales.  By 1891, 21.5% of all employees in the colony were union members, making it the most organised workforce in the world.  Union organisation in the colony suffered badly during the economic depression of the 1890s, due to high unemployment, aggressive anti-union policies of employers and a number of large, unsuccessful strikes including the 1890 Australian maritime dispute and the 1891 Australian shearers strike. 
In 1894, the Trades & Labor Council of Sydney changed its name to the Sydney District of Australasian Labour Federation. In 1900, it again changed its name to the Sydney Labor Council, changing again eight years later to the Labor Council of New South Wales. In 2005, it adopted the brand name UnionsNSW for all public purposes, but retained the official name Labor Council of New South Wales.
The Labor Council of New South Wales is responsible for:
|1||W. M. Ford||1871|
|2||Thomas White||1872||Seamen's Union of Australia|
|3||Angus Cameron||1873||Progressive Society of Carpenters and Joiners|
|4||Thomas White||1873||Seamen's Union of Australia|
|5||Frank B. Dixon||1873||Operative Stonemasons' Society|
|6||Angus Cameron||1874||Progressive Society of Carpenters and Joiners|
|7||Edward I. Aiken||1874|
|8||T. H. Hall||1876|
|10||William R. Roylance||1880||Operative Stonemasons' Society|
|11||J. E. West||1883||Operative Plumbers' Society|
|12||Frank B. Dixon||1883||Operative Stonemasons' Society|
|14||James J. Cronin||1887||New South Wales Saddle, Harness and Collar Makers' Protective Society|
|15||Thomas J. Houghton||1888||New South Wales Typographical Association|
|16||John Riddell||1894||Operative Stonemasons' Society|
|17||J. P. Cochran||1894||United Labourers Union|
|18||T. H. Thrower||1903||United Furniture Trade Society|
|19||J. P. Cochran||1904||United Labourers' Union|
|20||E. J. Kavanagh||1910||Pressers Union of New South Wales|
|21||J. S. (Jock) Garden||1918||Operative Sailmakers' Society|
|22||J. Howie||1922||Federated Coopers of Australia|
|23||J. S. (Jock) Garden||1923||Operative Sailmakers' Society|
|24||Robert Arthur King||1934||Australian Saddlery Trades Employees' Federation|
|25||James Kenny||1958||Australian Glass Workers' Union|
|26||Ralph Marsh||1967||Boilermakers' Society of Australia|
|27||John Ducker||1975||Federated Ironworkers' Association|
|28||Barrie Unsworth||1979||Electrical Trades Union|
|29||John MacBean||1984||Electrical Trades Union|
|31||Peter Sams||1994||Australian Workers' Union|
|32||Michael Costa||1998||Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen|
|33||John Robertson||2001||Electrical Trades Union|
|35||Mark Morey||2016||Rail, Tram & Bus Union|
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