The strike by members of the National Union of Vehicle Builders at Motor Panels, Ltd., Coventry, which has affected vehicle production at the Coventry factories of Bristol Siddeley and Standard-Triumph, and at Mulliners, Birmingham, since last Thursday, is over.
Management and union representatives reached agreement yesterday under the chairmanship of a Ministry of Labour conciliation officer and normal working is to be resumed to-day. The 22 strikers walked out claiming that their union was not recognized and that some of them had been told to leave it or be dismissed.
Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...
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