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Trico strike badge, 1976

In 1976, there 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 be paid the same basic rate as the men.

The strike was supported by the Working Women's Charter Campaign. The charter was originally drawn up by the London Trades Council in 1974, but was given force by local charter campaign groups established around the country.

Title Trico strike badge, 1976
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Production Date 1976
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Holding Institution TUC Library Collections, London Metropolitan University
Related Objects --
Equal pay strike at Trico - Folberth, Brentford, 1976
Working Women's Charter Campaign badges, 1974-1975
Brent Working Women's Charter Campaign, 1974
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