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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
00:02:26
Description
Report on the British Leyland tool room workers’ strike including interview with Harry Irwin, deputy secretary of transport trade union who calls for management changes in British Leyland. Violence has flared on the picket line. Effects on the rest of British Leyland and secondary companies. Trade unions have urged return to work. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Harry Irwin
Keywords
Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Labour relations; British Leyland; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Tool and die makers

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