Archive : Another strike at Rover factory

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

ANOTHER STRIKE AT ROVER FACTORY

About 300 production workers walked out of the Rover company’s factory at Acocks Green, Birmingham, yesterday. It was the second strike within a week over piecework rates. An official said that production at the factory had stopped and if the men did not return it might be necessary to lay off about 2,000 men at other Rover factories this evening.

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created www.austin-rover.co.uk 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

Latest posts by Keith Adams (see all)

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*