A thousand men who stopped work three days ago over a naughty word will be back on the assembly lines of a big motor factory today.
And foreman Andrew Park, 40, will be asked to apologise to worker George Gait, a 33-year-old lay preacher, ” for his vindictive attitude towards him.”
The workers—at the British Motor Corporation plant at Bathgate in West I.othian, Scotland — claim that foreman Park was so vindictive that Gait burst into tears . Six unions at the plant agreed to a return to work when the management promised yesterday to meet them on a number of domestic disputes.
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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