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Grunwick factory dispute

Title
Grunwick factory dispute
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:25
Description
Jill Lourie reports on the TUC’s unanimous vote to support the APEX union motion for positive action at the Grunwick factory to aid in the long-running industrial dispute there. Jack Dromey, strike committee leader, speaks on the motion, and Frank Chapple, EETPU union leader, speaks on the practicalities of cutting off the electricity supply to the Grunwick factory.
Contributors
Frank Chapple; Jill Lourie; Jack Dromey
Keywords
London; Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; TUC; Working conditions; Conferences; EETPU; Electric power; Grunwick; APEX; Factory workers; Industrial plants; Strikes (events); Grunwick Strike (1976-1978)

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