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Thu, 01 Nov 1979
THE AGE Australia Car Men Accept Dismissals Plan By Ian Frykberg Sir Michael Edwardes, chairman of the beleagured car manufacturer,...
Fri, 02 Nov 1979
DAILY EXPRESS WORKERS WIN FOR THE BOSS By Peter Hitchens The power of Leyland's once mighty militants lay shattered on the shop floor...
Sun, 04 Nov 1979
DAILY EXPRESS CABINET IN PLAN TO SELL OFF LAND ROVER By Don Perry A short, sharp, shock is in store for the chiefs of British Leyland...
Thu, 08 Nov 1979
LEYLAND SPELLS IT OUT 90,000 TIMES By Peter Hitchens Leyland car chiefs were squaring up last night for another assault on shop floor...
Fri, 09 Nov 1979
THE GUARDIAN LEYLAND BRINGS IN BELGIAN BUILT MINIS Bri tish Leyland is to bring in several thousand Minis from its Belgian plant in...
Sat, 10 Nov 1979
DAILY EXPRESS LEYLAND REBELS IN NO CUTS STAND By Declan Cunningham Leyland shop stewards launched a last ditch campaign yesterday...
Tue, 13 Nov 1979
90,000 BL workers to get copies of 'ultimatum' By Clifford Webb British Leyland's Nuffield Press subsidiary yesterday began rushing...
Tue, 13 Nov 1979
WHERE A LACK OF INCENTIVES IS A BARRIER TO PRODUCTIVITY By Nick Boulter, Longbridge November 1977 to March 1979, the last year as TGWU...
Tue, 13 Nov 1979
DAILY MIRROR Leyland Dozers Sacked By Chris Hampson Fourteen night shift men caught sleeping at a British Leyland plant have been...
Wed, 14 Nov 1979
BL dealer network near collapse after defections to European car groups By Clifford Webb Sir Michael Edwardes, BL's chairman, is fighting...
Thu, 15 Nov 1979
Sleeping men's supervisor is dismissed By Clifford Webb Midlands Industrial Correspondent BL yesterday completed disciplinary hearings...
Sat, 17 Nov 1979
More BL men found asleep on night shift From Our Correspondent Oxford Three days after 13 workers were dismissed after being found...
Tue, 20 Nov 1979
American dealers call for decision on MG By David Felton Worried American car dealers who hold BL franchises are pressing the British...
Tue, 20 Nov 1979
British Leyland vesterday dismissed Mr Derek Robinson. leader of the unofficial BL shop stewards' committee. in the biggest management...
Tue, 20 Nov 1979
Mr Robinson's final confrontation A thorn in the side of management and unions By Clifford Webb Mr Derek Robinson, the communist sacked...
Tue, 20 Nov 1979
DAILY MIRROR A Leyland spokesman said that Mr Robinson, a toolmaker and a member of the Engineering Union, had deliberately incited...
Wed, 21 Nov 1979
DAILY EXPRESS RED DEREK'S FURY By Peter Hitchens and David Jack TROUBLE-TORN British Leyland was last night tottering on the brink...
Wed, 21 Nov 1979
EDWARDES IS WRECKING BL FROM WITHIN - MP Leyland chairman Sir Michael Edwardes was" the mole of BL ",”wrecking the firm from within,"...
Thu, 22 Nov 1979
More than 31,000 Leyland car workers were on strike or laid off last night in protest at the dismissal of the Longbridge unofficial...
Fri, 23 Nov 1979
BL warns union over strike support By Clifford Webb and Donald Macintyre Mr Pat Lowry, British Leyland's director of personnel, last...
Sat, 24 Nov 1979
BL is threatened by complete shutdown By Clifford Webb Midlands Industrial Correspondent The official trade union machinery closed...
Mon, 26 Nov 1979
Sir Michael Edwardes, chairman of BL, and all his senior managers will resign rather than bow to union pressure for the reinstatement...
Tue, 27 Nov 1979
Union leaders seek urgent meeting with BL chairman By Paul Routledge Leaders of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers are expected...
Wed, 28 Nov 1979
The executive of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers has backed away from a confrontation with British Leyland after reaching...
Wed, 28 Nov 1979
DAILY EXPRESS Outside the Longbridge plant 4,000 cheering engineers pledged their backing for Leyland , and voted to carry on working....
Wed, 28 Nov 1979
DAILY MIRROR Keep Away Red Robbo By Terence Stringer and Rob Chaytor British Leyland are to pay Derek Robinson , the sacked Communist...
Thu, 29 Nov 1979
Second BL union backs away from strike By Clifford Webb and Donald Macintyre The Transport and General Workers' Union yesterday followed...
Thu, 29 Nov 1979
Geoffrey Robinson MP, former Jaguar boss writes to the Times. BL management From Mr Geoffrety Robinson MP for Coventry, North West...
Fri, 30 Nov 1979
Members of the joint shop stewards committee at British Leyland's Longbridge plant returned to work yesterday, and reluctantly acknowledged...
Fri, 30 Nov 1979
The future of British Leyland LETTERS TO THE EDITOR From Sir Michael Edwardes Sir, In his letter published in your newspaper yesterday...
 

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