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Mining leaders on age of retirement

Title
Mining leaders on age of retirement
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:04:40
Description
Coal Board Chairman, Sir Derek Ezra on the debate over early retirement for miners. Ezra says that workers under ground will be included but that the Coal Board cannot include above ground workers in the proposal. NUM President, Joe Gormley responds to claims that unions have conceded demands to the Coal Board after initially aiming for retirement at 55. Peter Sharp reports.
Contributors
Peter Sharp; Derek Ezra; Joe Gormley
Keywords
Trade unions; TUC; Miners; NUM; Coal miners; NCB; Coal; Coal mines; Trade union members

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