• Short Summary

    UPROAR BROKE OUT TODAY (TUESDAY) AT A MEETING CALLED BY THE WIVES OF FORD MOTOR WORKERS WHO WANT TO BREAK THE OFFICIAL STRIKE CALLED FOR MIDNIGHT ON SATURDAY.

  • Description

    UPROAR BROKE OUT TODAY (TUESDAY) AT A MEETING CALLED BY THE WIVES OF FORD MOTOR WORKERS WHO WANT TO BREAK THE OFFICIAL STRIKE CALLED FOR MIDNIGHT ON SATURDAY. THE WOMEN WANT A SECRET BALLOT AMONG THEIR MENFOLK BEFORE THE STRIKE. THEY FEEL THAT THIS WOULD REVEAL A MAJORITY VOTE AGAINST THE STOPPAGE.

    FORDS HAVE RECENTLY BEEN HIT BY A WAVE OF UNOFFICIAL STRIKES. NOW, OFFICIALS OF 22 TRADE UNIONS ARE TRYING TO REACH A COMPROMISE. SIR PATRICK HENNESSY, THE COMPANY CHAIRMAN, CLAIMS THAT "PERSISTENT TROUBLEMAKERS, MANY OF THEM COMMUNISTS" HAVE OBSTRUCTED THE COMPANY AND THE UNIONS IN THEIR EFFORTS TO ESTABLISH LAW AND ORDER.

    TROUBLE STARTED SOON AFTER THE MEETING BEGAN. MRS EVELYN CARTER, THE ORGANISER, SAID:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9UQ07A4K9DVFT521Y0ABZ9P3Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA9UQ07A4K9DVFT521Y0ABZ9P3Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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