Archive : Canteen Women Win Pay Rise

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
OXFORD, MAY 13

The 14 women employees at the Morris Motors radiators branch canteen at Oxford who have been on strike since Tlhursday have won their fight for more pay.

Mr J. Doig, a director of the Scottish Industrial Catering Company, of Preston, which employs them, said today that they would be given the threepence-an-hour increase, backdated to April 1, for which they were asking. This will bring their hourly wage up to 2s. 9d., in line with other canteen workers in the area. Trade union representatives at Morris Motors cars branch at Oxford were unsuccessful today when they pressed for the reinstatement of a worker dismissed recently for alleged bad work.

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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