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Timex close in Dundee after strikes

Title
Timex close in Dundee after strikes
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference; Vox pop
TX Date
30 Aug 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:03:56
Description
Gavin Walker reports on the closing of Timex in Dundee after a bitter industrial dispute with workers over pay and conditions. Includes Timex spokesman Mohammed Salah(?) on closing the plant; an ITN bulletin on picket violence at the factory; ex-shop steward Willy Leslie on the strike action; strike leader John Kidd on plans to continue the dispute; sacked workers on losing their jobs and the strikes.
Contributors
Gavin Walker; John Kidd; William Leslie; Mohammed Salah(?)
Keywords
Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; Working conditions; Dismissal from employment; Industrial plants; Dundee; Timex

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