Alternative Work Organizations by Maurizio Atzeni (eds.)

By Maurizio Atzeni (eds.)

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This mature labour movement then confronted new circumstances. Full employment of the post-war years was increasingly giving way to heightened job insecurity – even for employees of the state and nationalized industries – of previously paternalistic private sector companies. This appeared most pronounced in companies subject to the rationalization of the IRC. By the late 1960s there were growing criticisms, from both the left and the right, of the workings of industrial renewal and economic policy.

The President of the EEF stressed to employers: Alan Tuckman 33 the importance of standing firm in this situation. There’s little doubt that a policy of militant plant bargaining . . [was] intended to expose the industry to a free-for-all in wages and conditions claims. If the unions are out to test the fibre of our unity, we should leave them in no doubt as to its durability. (1972) In plants with shop floor representatives more amenable to compromise with the EEF position the workforce was rewarded with offers of pay increases beyond the national claim but without any other benefits.

Lucas Aerospace was also proposing redundancies and plant closures following the bankruptcy of Rolls Royce over the RB211 engine for Boeing – for which Lucas was a supplier. ; Lucas Aerospace Annual Survey cited in Wainwright and Elliott, 1982: 22). Alan Tuckman 39 While the redundancies at Lucas Aerospace impacted all the factories in the group, one in particular had been earmarked by management for closure. The plant in Willesden in North West London had been the company headquarters. By this stage shop stewards across the company were attempting to organize a combine committee across the 17 sites of Lucas Aerospace Division.

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