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Unfair dismissal case - Sheila Matthews wins out-of-court settlement

Title
Unfair dismissal case - Sheila Matthews wins out-of-court settlement
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Oct 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:02:36
Description
Interview with Sheila Matthews, who won an out-of-court settlement (04/10/76?) for unfair dismissal by her employer, McCulloch and Wallis, a wholesale drapery firm. Mrs Matthews had previously (12/75) been held hostage during the Balcombe Street siege, Westminster, and she compares the effects of the two ordeals on her health. (Australian?) male interviewer not identified (poss. Steve Sailah).
Contributors
Sheila Matthews; Steve Sailah?
Keywords
London; Health; Working conditions; Terrorism; IRA; Employment; Women; Employee rights; Gender discrimination; Sieges; Dismissal from employment; Tribunals; Mental stress; Discrimination in employment; Drapers; McCulloch and Wallis; Balcombe Street

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