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2 edition of strike for equal pay at Trico-Folberth. found in the catalog.

strike for equal pay at Trico-Folberth.

Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers. Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Section.

strike for equal pay at Trico-Folberth.

by Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers. Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Section.

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Published by AUEW-TASS in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Automobile industry and trade -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from TASS Journal, August 1976.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18529858M

      Equal pay hardly hurt Wimbledon. Prize money nearly doubled between and —for the men and women alike. Louisa Thomas is a staff writer at The New Yorker.   Swiss women strike to demand equal pay The first national women’s strike, in , was the biggest industrial action in Swiss history, with more , women walking out of Author: Jon Henley.

    Made in Dagenham is a British film directed by Nigel film stars Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough, Jaime Winstone, Daniel Mays and Richard dramatises the Ford sewing machinists strike of that aimed for equal pay for film's theme song, with lyrics by Billy Bragg, is Music by: David Arnold. The British film Made in Dagenham (now a sell-out musical) narrates the strike by women workers’ at Dagenham’s Ford factory in as marking a turning point in the battle for sex equality, which eventually led to the passage of the Equal Pay Act However, the struggle for equal pay in fact goes much further back than that.

      News > World > Europe Iceland's women leave work at pm to protest gender pay gap. Wage disparity means women all across Europe are essentially working for free.   7 June In a landmark battle over equal pay, nearly women workers at Ford’s Dagenham plant go on strike, angry at being Author: Jason Rodrigues.


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Strike for equal pay at Trico-Folberth by Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers. Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Section. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the remarkable story, still relevant today, of four hundred women and their supporters who, inwent on strike for 21 weeks to win equal pay with their male counterparts.

It took place at the Brentford plant of Trico-Folberth, an American multinational producer of windscreen wipers. IN THE long, hot summer of four hundred women won equal pay from the US multinational Trico-Folberth, Brentford, West London and that was despite a newly enacted equal pay law.

It was won as a result of direct strike action and based on solidarity, sheer determination and, ultimately, a negotiated settlement achieved by our trade union. This is the story of the historic 21 week equal pay strike at Trico-Folberth in Brentford, West London, in TRICO - A Victory to Remember is indispensable to understanding how the s marked a turning point in making women's rights a central focus for the labour movement, casting aside the minor role women were allocated in the mainstream.5/5(2).

An illustrated talk by Sally Groves, co-author of a new book on this week strike in Sally was one of women striking to win equal pay with their male counterparts. Trico-Folberth, an American multinational producer of windscreen wipers on the Great West Road, used picket-busting lorries and scab labour against them.

It was the day women voted in West London’s Boston Manor Park, to take strike action for equal pay.” (Sally Groves) Inone of the most far-reaching equal pay strikes was successfully won at the Trico-Folberth factory in Brentford.

The Trico strike was a landmark event in the fight for equal pay for women. Taking place six years after the Equal Pay Act (put on the statute book by the Labour government) had been passed, it illustrated how employers were able to get round the legislation by claiming variations in work done by men and women : Barbara Humphries.

In a group of women workers struck for equal pay—and won. The week walkout became the longest successful strike for equal pay in Britain. But many people have never heard of it. The equal pay strike at Trico Folberth, Brentford, by Sally Groves and Vernon Merritt, hardback, pages, ISBNLawrence & Wishart,£ Related Content TUC: years young in   It was the day women voted in West London’s Boston Manor Park, to take strike action for equal pay.” (Sally Groves) Inone of the most far-reaching equal pay strikes was successfully won at the Trico-Folberth factory in Brentford.

Inthere was an equal pay strike at the Trico-Folberth windscreen wipers factory at Brentford Middlesex. The women organised by the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers, were out for 21 weeks before winning their demand to.

This is the remarkable story, still relevant today, of four hundred women and their supporters who, inwent on strike for 21 weeks to win equal pay with their male counterparts. It took place at the Brentford plant of Trico-Folberth, an American multinational producer of windscreen : Radical History Network (Rahn).

The limitations of ‘equality’ as class strategy/Book review: Trico – A victory to remember, The equal pay strike at Trico Folberth Posted on Ap by angryworkers After ‘Striking Women’ by Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson [1] this is another book about a women-led strike in the west-London area – this time largely written by a worker and striker.

The Ford sewing machinists strike of was a landmark labour-relations dispute in the United Kingdom. It was a trigger cause of the passing of the Equal Pay Act 1 Strike action. The strike, led by Rose Boland, Eileen Pullen, Vera Sime, Gwen Davis, and Sheila Douglass, began on 7 Junewhen women sewing machinists at Ford Motor.

The Equal Pay Strike at Trico Folberth, Brentford This is the story of the historic 21 week equal pay strike at Trico-Folberth in Brentford, West London, in TRICO - A Victory to Remember is indispensable to understanding how the s marked a turning point in making women's rights a central focus for the labour movement, casting.

Chapter 2 provides an original account of the Ford sewing machinists’ fight for skill recognition in The strike is widely understood as a crucial turning point that led to the Equal Pay Act in The strike occupies a key position in the histories of the labour movement and the WLM.

The idea that the strike was a decisive victory in women’s fight for equal pay Author: Jonathan Moss. Trico - A victory to remember, The equal pay strike at Trico Folberth, Brentford, by Sally Grovers and Vernon Merritt.

Great book on an important women-led strike in We summarise the main events and then share some thoughts on struggles for 'equal pay'. The Women’s Strike for Equality was organized by the National Organization for Women (NOW) and its then-president Betty a NOW conference in MarchBetty Friedan called for the Strike for Equality, asking women to stop working for a day to draw attention to the prevalent problem of unequal pay for women’s : Linda Napikoski.

The year anniversary of the Equal Pay Act in brought a new notoriety to what was once an obscure dispute – the Ford sewing machinists’ strike of Even a film, Made In Dagenham, has now been released in Britain and the US and, as described below, a number of letters and articles have appeared celebrating what is universally Cited by: 3.

Ford female employees win strike for equal pay, Dagenham, England, Time Period: 7 June to 29 June In Dagenham, East London, 54, men, and only women worked in Ford’s flagship factory. Trico - A victory to remember, The equal pay strike at Trico Folberth, Brentford, by Sally Grovers and Vernon Merritt.

Great book on an important women-led strike in We summarise the main events and then share some thoughts on struggles for 'equal pay'. This is the story of the historic 21 week equal pay strike at Trico-Folberth in Brentford, West London, in TRICO - A Victory to Remember is indispensable to understanding how the s marked a turning point in making women's rights a central focus for the labour movement, casting aside the minor role women were allocated in the mainstream.Trico in Brentford Middlesex, U.K., was the scene of one of the first successful strikes over equal pay for women in May The company at the time continued to pay more to male than to female workers, and the women walked out in protest, gathering at the local Griffin arters: Rochester Hills, Michigan.News > UK > This Britain Made in Dagenham: A strike led to equal pay for women The protest by female Ford machinists – helped by Fred Blake – means there is .