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THE GUARDIAN STRIKES A new dispute stopped production of 1100 and 1300 cars at the British Leyland assembly works at Longbridge , Birmingham yesterday, when engine assemblers walked out. The […]

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British Leyland has laid off nearly 4,000 workers at its Austin-Morris plant at Longbridge, Birmingham, and the car body works at Castle Bromwich because of a strike by 134 women […]

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By Our Midland Industrial Correspondent Two of the three British Leyland Mini assembly lines and the 1800 assembly line at Austin-Morris, Longbridge, Birmingham, shut down last night and 3,200 workers […]

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THE GUARDIAN DISPUTES Three thousand workers , are on strike at another Scottish vehicle works, the British Leyland factory at Bathgate. The management has refused to improve on an offer […]

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At British Leyland’s truck and tractor plant at Bathgate, West Lothian, the 3,500 shop floor employees carried out their threat to strike unless the company met demands for an £8 […]