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TUC meets as ASLEF strike

Title
TUC meets as ASLEF strike
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
17 Jul 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:02:30
Description
John Perkins reports on a meeting of the TUC council following the decision by ASLEF rail union members to take strike action over pay and the introduction of flexible rostering by British Rail. Speaking are union leaders: Ray Buckton, ASLEF; Terry Duffy; AUEW; Tom Jenkins, Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA); Sid Weighell, NUR. Includes noise of demonstrators.
Contributors
John Perkins; Ray Buckton; Tom Jenkins; Terry Duffy; Sidney Weighell
Keywords
Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; TUC; Working conditions; British Rail; ASLEF; Demonstrations; Railway workers; Meetings; Train drivers; Flexible working

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