Archive : 24-hour strike by car factory clerks

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists


Standard Triumph International. Ltd.. remained silent on the effects of a 24-hour strike today by its 800 clerical workers at the car factory here, but the unions claimed that assembly tracks were halted and up to 1,000 production men sent home. The stoppage, in protest against the rejection of their claim for an extra 30s. a week, was the first of what the workers threaten will be one-day-a-week strikes until further notice.

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

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...

Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
Keith Adams

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