Strike threat hits freight industry

Goddard, Charlotte
September 1999
Marketing Event;Sep99, p4
Reports on the strike threats by some factions of the freight industry to stage a national strike in Great Britain in protest of high diesel rates in the end of 1999. What a strike would mean; Campaign of the Freight Transport Association (FTA); Comments from David Steinberg, director of Stardes.


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