Archive : Short Time For More Car Workers

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists


More men at the Standard-Triumph International Company’s factories at Coventry are being affected by short-times working.

The firm already has 2,500 production workers on a three-day week, and union officials confirmed tonight that the entire tool room staff of somewhat fewer than 100 men would go on four days starting this week. A union official said: “We have been told that it is due to some reorganization and that it will be only temporary.”

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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...

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