The 200 maintenance men at Standard- Triumph also agreed to resume over the weekend, allowing the 6,000 production men who also stayed off on token strike to restart on Monday.
The maintenance men’s dispute was over a pay claim. There is in most Coventry factories no observance of the Whitsun holiday, the period having been moved to September to allow a better spread over of holidays.
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