A sympathy strike yesterday by 250 pieceworkers at the British Motor Corporation’s material handling factory of Fisher and Ludlow, at Coseley, Staffordshire, ended last night when the men decided to […]
Four hundred workers on the Land Rover assembly line at the Rover company’s car factory at Solihull, near Birmingham, were sent home yesterday after 120 sheet metal workers had struck […]
COMPANY NEWS Rover, the automobile manufacturers, have had a sharply better year and are raising the dividend to 9.5d. a 5s. share, from the equivalent of 8.1d. a share, after […]
CAR WORKERS REDUNDANT Nearly 60 men employed at the Speke factory, Liverpool, of Standard-Triumph International have been declared redundant. It is hoped the men will be re-employed later. 8,000 Men […]
Short-time working in the car industry has spread to the British Motor Corporation factories and to the Rover Company at Solihull. The B.M.C. announced yesterday that from Monday they are […]
BACK AT WORK Work was back to normal at Rover factories in Birmingham yesterday after two strikes which made 2,000 idle on Tuesday, the strikers agreeing to return for negotiations.
FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT MALINES, Oct 4 Standard Triumph International (S.T.I.) marked the opening by the British Ambassador, Sir John Nicholls, of their new £250,000 factory here, 20 miles from […]
350 ROVER MEN ON UNOFFICIAL STRIKE About 350 motor workers struck in Birmingham yesterday after the management was understood to have refused to re-time a job on a grinding machine. […]