United we sit

United Kingdom, 1981

Film
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Episode of Series “Women in the Eighties”.
Helen Monaghan, shop steward in a Scottish jeans factory, tells how 240 women organised a seven month sit-in to fight for their jobs, and won.

Credits

producer

Suzanne Davies

production company

BBC

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1981

Appears in

Women in the Eighties

Group of items

Women in the Eighties

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015926

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Strikes and lockouts

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women in politics

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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