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Archive : Burmans strike ends

By CLIFFORD WEBB, Midland Industrial Correspondent Firm action by shop stewards and full-time union officials yesterday ended the unofficial strike by 250 workers in a Birmingham components factory, which threatened […]

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Archive : TUC stands by

By Business News Staff Nearly 1,000 engine assemblers at British Leyland, Longbridge. Birmingham, were laid off yesterday because of an unofficial strike at Burmans, King’s Norton, Birmingham, a key supplier […]

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Archive : Rover strike

DAILY MIRROR At the Rover factory, at Solihull, Warwickshire, work on the dollar earning Rover 2000 stopped yesterday—because of an unofficial strike by fifty-seven men at the company’s Cardiff works. […]

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Archive : Pipefitters’ dispute

DAILY EXPRESS Pipefitters at Pressed Steel Fisher’s Oxford factory-their who-does-what dispute has led to nearly 10,000 men being idle —agreed last night to resume work today. Anticipating this decision their […]