Archive : Terms Agreed For Peace At Dunlops

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

From Our Labour Staff

Terms for settling the strike at Dunlop’s factory in Coventry were agreed at a meeting in London last night. If they are approved by the strikers at a mass meeting tomorrow it is expected that they and nearly 5,500 workers laid off by the British Motor Corporation will resume work on Monday. The strike started over the dismissal of two shop stewards.

The production of Mini vehicles stopped yesterday and that of M.G. cars and Morris 1100 cars stopped the day before. Workers have been laid off because some components for the vehicles were no longer available from the Dunlop company.

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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.
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