Archive : Jaguar strikers warned

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

Jaguar car workers in Coventry were warned yesterday by their chairman and chief executive, Mr Ravmond England, that customers would not wait indefinitely while workers indulged in the “suicidal ” business of incessant squabbles over piecework earnings. A strike by 2,000 men which began a week ago has laid off 2,500 other workers at the Brown’s Lane and Radford plants. Mr England says in his letter that it is inevitable that if the dispute continues the whole of the Jaguar labour force will be affected.

” The claim has been refused because we consider that the time has come when, if we are to survive in a highly competitive market we must cry halt to the ceaseless rounds of sectional demands for improved piecework earnings to which we are subjected.”

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

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