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Joe Gormley on Yorkshire mine safety workers

Title
Joe Gormley on Yorkshire mine safety workers
Genre
Interview
TX Date
12 Jun 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:40
Description
Joe Gormley, President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), denies turning down a better production bonus offer for Yorkshire safety workers in favour of a nationwide agreement. He rejects accusations by Arthur Scargill that he sold out the Yorkshire workers. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Joe Gormley
Keywords
Trade unions; Labour disputes; Wages; Coal mining; Yorkshire; Arthur Scargill; NUM; Coal industry; Coal miners

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