Christopher James Albertyn

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Biographical information


trade unionist, Secretary of the Textile Workers Industrial Union, banned person

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Act No. 44 of 1950 Sec. 9 (1)<br><em>Issued Period(s)</em> [1 Nov. 1976 to 31/10/1981]

Christopher (Chris) James Albertyn was banned and restricted to Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). He was a Honours graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand. Albertyn served as the Secretary of the Textile Workers Industrial Union in Durban.  He was one of those banned in November 1976 along with 22 people involved in black trade unions, or research on black labour, or organisations offering advice and training to black workers. The organisations affected were the Urban Trainig Project (UTP); Industrial Aid Society (IAS); Institute of Industrial Education (IIE); Wages Commission and Western Province Workers Advice Bureau; Trade Union Advisory and Co-ordinating Council (TUACC).

Last updated : 07-May-2013

This article was produced for South African History Online on 19-Mar-2012