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Union to interview the two who worked

12 February 1962


The two men with whom the 4,500 employees of Jaguar Cars, Coventry, refused to work because they went into the factory during last Monday's national engineering strike, have been requested to attend a special meeting tomorrow of their branch of the Transport and General Workers' Union.

"They will be asked to account for their action", said a union official. The strikers want the two men dismissed irrespective of what action their union takes.

The appointment of Mr. J. W. McKenzie and Mr. J. W. Cartmell as directors of West Yorkshire Foundries, Leeds, has been announced by the company, a member of Leyland Motors group.

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