Archive : Morris car men to resume work

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

A resumption of work at Morris Commercial Cars, Ltd, will take place next Wednesday, and the dispute will now be dealt with through constitutional procedure, as a result of an understanding reached between the Employers’ National Federation and the Electrical Trades Union.

The strike started nearly six weeks ago when 32 maintenance electricians refused to work with a non-unionist at the Adderley Park factory, Birmingham. Some 1,700 British Motor Corporation workers were made idle by the dispute.

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1 Comment

  1. Been reading lots of these archive posts lately and this stuff is just baffling.i`m a Labour man, but this is not the way social equity reached! Crazy.. “We refuse to work with this guy because he`s not one of us!” So 1700 workers laid down work over this utterly non-democratic conflict..

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