Switchboard operators’ wage dispute

Title
Switchboard operators’ wage dispute
Genre
Interview
TX Date
10 Mar 1978
Year of production
1978
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Duration
00:02:33
Description
Union representative Vic Palmer on the hospital switchboard operators’ wage dispute due to their request for a 15 percent pay rise, above the Government’s limit of 10 percent. The operators are to strike, whilst emergency calls still go through to a centre where they will be answered. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Vic Palmer
Keywords
Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; Labour relations; James Callaghan; Hospitals; Prime ministers; Hospital patients; Telecommunications personnel

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 238 times.