Forty rectifiers who had downed tools at Longbridge, Birmingham where Leyland’s new Metro is being made, ended their strike last night. The men went back to work on the recommendation of their shop stewards.
Another 40 on the day shift are expected to follow suit today. Production of the new model was not affected.
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