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John Gorst on Lords Grunwick ruling

Title
John Gorst on Lords Grunwick ruling
Genre
Interview
TX Date
14 Dec 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:43
Description
John Gorst MP on the House of Lords ruling in favour of Grunwick Film Processing Laboratories Managing Director, George Ward, over his decision to sack workers seeking union recognition which sparked the long-running labour dispute. Supports ruling in favour of his constituent Mr Ward, victory for law and comments on prospects for end of dispute. Interviewer not identified (poss. Vivian White).
Contributors
Vivian White?; John Gorst
Keywords
London; Trade unions; Labour disputes; Employee rights; House of Lords; Legal decisions; Dismissal from employment; Grunwick Film Processing Laboratories; Grunwick; George Ward; Factory workers; Industrial plants; Employment legislation; Strikes (events); Grunwick Strike (1976-1978)

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