Archive : Jaguar strike ended

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

The 150 body shop workers at the Coventry factory of Jaguar Cars Ltd., who had been on strike since Wednesday, agreed to return to work yesterday so that negotiations with the management can take place.

The dispute, which threatened the firm’s entire production and the employment of 4,000 men, was over wages for stand-in workers, who move about on a number of jobs because of absenteeism. About 700 employees, who were laid off on Thursday because of the shortage of bodies, were also back at work yesterday.

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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