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Barbara Castle, Barbara Castle, Ford Motor Company, Rose Boland, grienance

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MX262663

Women sewing machinists at the Ford Motor Company plant in Dagenham took strike action on 7 June, 1968 in support of a claim for regrading, parity with their male colleagues in the C pay grade and recognition of their skills. After strike action of three weeks they settled for 92% of the C grade rate. Although not equal pay the strike was given a high profile when the whole plant was closed and Barbara Castle, the Employment Minister, was brought in to help negotiate a settlement. Our Picture Shows: Rose Boland (3rd Right) one of the leaders of the striking women sewing machinists being interviewed with Barbara Castle who meet and heard the strikers grienance's 28th June 1968

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1960s,Women,Industrial Dispute,Strike,Equal Pay,Equal Rights,Ford Motor Company,Placards,Reporters,Journalists,Microphones,Happy,Smiling
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1968
Model Released No
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Image ID:
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