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British Leyland strike

Title
British Leyland strike
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:29
Description
Ric Davies reports on talks between unions and management in the British Leyland tool room workers’ strike. Speaking are Hugh Scanlon, engineering trade union leader and Pat Lowry, personnel manager at BL. Future of the company is in jeopardy. Two working parties have been set up to address workers’ grievances including equal pay.
Contributors
Hugh Scanlon; Ric Davies; Patrick Lowry
Keywords
Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; Labour relations; British Leyland; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Equal pay; Collective bargaining; NEB; Tool and die makers

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