Female employees of the factory were deeply upset when they learned this fact, and even more enraged when they discovered that teenage boy floor-sweepers were paid higher wages than they.
On 7 Juneall women employees working in the factory laid down their tools and began a strike to earn equality. The Mexico amateur sex in Dagenham Factory were sewing machinists, responsible for the car seats in the majority of Ford cars built in the area.
Without the car seats, cars could not be produced. Rapidly, the effects of the strike were seen, as car production ceased within the first week. Still, Ford refused to negotiate with the women.
The Louisburg, North Carolina, NC, 27549 continued in their strike, as they promised not to stop until they received equal pay. Despite their negative image in the media, the women received support from multiple industrial unions across the country, as well as women at another Ford factory in England who walked off their jobs to show their unity.
Some of the husbands of the women, who also worked in the factory, gave their support. Frederick Blake, San Marino fuck buddy chat site transport union official, and Bernie Passingham, union representative at the Ford Factory, both supported the women, but it was Barbara Castle—Secretary of State for Trade and Industry for the Labour Government —who worked out an agreement that Ford would accept.
On 29 JuneBarbara Castle met with a group of eight women participating in the strike, representatives of the collective whole, to discuss their demands.
She did not allow any male union officers or male Ford executives to attend the meeting. Some women were unhappy that their exact demands were not met, but returned to work.
While it was eventually successful in the Dagenham Ford factory, as ofwomen still earned approximately Research Notes Influences: The strike was a key factor in passing the Equal Pay Act ofwhich made it illegal to have different pay scales due to gender.
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