MPs call for breakthrough in Magnet strike deadlock
- Poles apart. Arkin, Anat // People Management;04/02/98, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p44
Reports on the strike by former employees of kitchen manufacturer Magnet, the longest-running industrial dispute in Great Britain as of April 2, 1998. Background on the strike; Focus on the salary negotiations between the management and labor unions representing the employees; Allegations made...
- Unions picket 25 Magnet stores as New Year sale gets under way. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;01/09/98, Issue 5070, p6
Reports on the picketing of employees in several of Magnet's furniture stores in Great Britain, over dispute on the dismissal of workers at the chain's Darlington factory. Other actions planned by unions against the company; Productivity at the factory after the dismissals.
- News & analysis. // People Management;07/25/96, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p6
Reports that tube drivers paralysed the Underground network in Great Britain during a strike by the Aslef and RMT unions. Reason for the strike; Number of commuters stranded during the strike.
- Workers strike British plants for shorter week. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/6/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 19, p31
Discusses a strike that began in the United Kingdom on October 30, with members of engineering unions at key British Aerospace and Rolls-Royce plants seeking a shorter work week.
- Trades Union Congress to meet. // Newsweek;9/10/1984, Vol. 104 Issue 10, p42
British workers are growing restive over the political nature of strikes--and instead of turning on the government, many are fighting their own union leaders. The strikes and politics issue is sure to come to a head this week when the 10 million-member Trades Union Congress, the umbrella...
- Untitled. // New Statesman & Society;2/4/94, Vol. 7 Issue 288, p10
Presents an excerpt from an article published in the February 8, 1919 issue of `New Statesman & Society,' which commented on the postwar strike wave in Great Britain. War's encouragement of the idea of getting one's wishes by force; Search for the perfect balance between workers' civil rights...
- Strike out. // Professional Engineering;04/16/97, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p6
Points out the decline in the number of strikes in Great Britain. Data from the Paris, France-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
- Newsdesk. // Management Services;Mar1977, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p40
Reports on the strike records in Great Britain. Number of working days lost; Time duration of the strikes; Percentage of stoppages in engineering.
- The Burston Strike School. Howkins, Alun // History Today;Nov97, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p62
Features the Burston Strike School of 1917, a museum recalling the strike in Great Britain's history. History of schools foundation stones; Effect of strike on founding of the school.