• Short Summary

    POLICE OCCUPIED THE SUD-AVIATION FACTORY AT TOULOUSE, SOUTHERN FRANCE, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).A LOCK-OUT HAD BEEN DECLARED?

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN STRIKERS OUTSIDE FACTORY
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    2.
    SLV CLOSED GATES OF 'SUD AVIATION'
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    3.
    CU DITTO
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    4.
    SCU GATES
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    5.
    LV STRIKERS OUTSIDE FACTORY
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    6.
    CU ARMED POLICEMAN INSIDE GATES
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    7.
    LV POLICE ESCORT LORRY THROUGH GATES
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    8.
    ANGLE VIEW..CATHEDRAL OF TOULOUSE
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    9.
    GV STRIKERS OUTSIDE MEETING HALL
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    10.
    LV PAN..POLICE OUTSIDE BUILDING
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    11.
    GV INT..STRIKERS AT MEETING
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    12.
    CV SPEAKER ADDRESSES STRIKERS
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    13.
    SV STRIKERS APPLAUD
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    14.
    GV MEETING CONTINUES
    0.46



    Initials JT/S/MR/EEH


    FOOTNOTE: A 48-HOUR STRIKE OF AIR CONTROL AND WEATHER STAFF AT FRENCH AIRPORTS BEGAN TODAY, FORCING HUNDREDS OF TOURISTS TO POSTPONE THEIR FLIGHTS HOME OR TRANSFER TO OTHER FLIGHTS.

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    Background: POLICE OCCUPIED THE SUD-AVIATION FACTORY AT TOULOUSE, SOUTHERN FRANCE, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).A LOCK-OUT HAD BEEN DECLARED FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD.THE FIRMS'S BOARD DECIDED TO CLOSE THE GATES AFTER "SEVERAL WEEKS OF STRIKES AND DISORDERS WHICH HAVE BECOME MORE AND MORE SERIOUS."
    SUD-AVIATION IS THE NATIONALISED FIRM WHICH IS TO BUILD THE ANGLO-FRENCH SUPERSONIC AIRLINER 'CONCORDE' JOINTLY WITH THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION.AT PRESENT, THE TOULOUSE PLANT IS PRODUCING CARAVELLE JET AIRLINERS.

    THE FACTORY IS USUALLY CLOSED ON SATURDAYS, AND ONLY A FEW OVERTIME STAFF TURNED UP YESTERDAY - TO FIND THEMSELVES LOCKED OUT.THERE HAS BEEN A PROLONGED CONFLICT OVER THE WAGES OF THE 3,500 WORKERS.THEY CLAIM THEY ARE ENTITLED TO THE PARIS RATES, WHEREAS THE FIRMS'S RATES ARE BASED ON LOCAL ONES WHICH ARE LOWER.

    WITH THE GATES CLOSED AND POLICE ON GUARD, WORKERS WENT TO A HALL, NEAR TOULOUSE CATHEDRAL, TO DECIDE THEIR NEXT MOVE.THEY VOTED TO MASS OUTSIDE THE GATES TOMORROW MORNING IN A BID TO GET THE BOARD TO REVERSE ITS DECISION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF44KZG7YDVEBJIIM0CDQU8SD7
    Media URN:
    VLVAF44KZG7YDVEBJIIM0CDQU8SD7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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