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GLASGOW HERALD
Back To Normal At Bathgate

Work was back to normal yesterday at the British Motor Corporation factory at Bathgate where truck assembly line workers were sent home on Tuesday because of a shortage of cab bodies brought about by a walk out of 40 cab trim men who claimed the factory was cold during night shift working . The men also had complaints about allocation of overtime working .

All the truck assembly workers who are members of the National Union of Vehicle Builders , had a meeting in Bathgate on Tuesday night with a Midlands organiser from their union .

Mr K.H.J. Sinnott , managing director of BMC (Scotland) Ltd said yesterday :- “I was informed after the meeting that a resolution had been passed agreeing that there would be no further unconstitutional action at the factory. Everybody was back at work this morning , and we hope this is the end of a long and disgraceful story .”

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.
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