By John Lang,Graham Dodkins
In January 1986, a few 5,500 employees hired through 4 of Britain’s nationwide newspapers have been sacked.
The solar, information of the area, the days and The Sunday occasions have been all owned through Rupert Murdoch’s
News foreign restricted, and the sour business dispute that was once to final thirteen months.
Although quite often often called a print staff’ dispute, lots of these sacked weren't printers in any respect, yet managers, clerks, secretaries, librarians, replica typists and messengers who have been contributors of the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades (SOGAT).
In the 12 months following the dispute the authors of this booklet, themselves formerly librarians on the instances and The Sunday occasions and energetic individuals within the strike, interviewed some of the clerical staff occupied with an attempt to record their stories. Having spent greater than a yr recording those tales and transcribing the tapes onto the backs of discarded fast-food del
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