File concerning/including: correspondence with Robin Naylor, University of Warwick, undertaking research into union strike activity in Great Britain, including statistics provided to Naylor by the central industrial relations department; treatment of men on safety cover (including holiday entitlement); training record cards for permanent rescue men at Loughor and brigadesmen and associated correspondence concerning the status of full time rescue brigadesmen during the strike; an individual case concerning wage arrears for an employee of Cynheidre Colliery; concessionary fuel delivered during the 1984/1985 strike; fringe benefits for strike period safety workers; payment of annual holidays and accrued wages of striking employees; an individual case for claim of sick pay during strike period; dismissed miners; graph showing return to work trend, 5 Nov 1984-4 Mar 1985; names of men who were unable to work through sickness/accident before the commencement of 1984/5 strike; correspondence concerning individual cases for claims of coal allowance/sick pay/unfair dismissal for workers during the strike (including individual cases put forward by men undertaking safety work during the strike); 1985 service bonus – instructions for payment; an intimidation case and requests for redundancies at North Celynen Colliery; mineworkers sick pay scheme; cash in lieu of concessionary coal; claims against the National Union of Mineworkers, South Wales Area by men who returned to work prior to the end of the strike.
1984 Strike Action (return to work policy during strikes, number of returners)
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- ReferenceGB 214 DNCB/3/1/4
- Dates of Creation[Jun 1985-Apr 1987]
- Physical Description1 file
Scope and Content
Contains: training records of staff at Loughor Rescue Station which contain medical/fitness information on individuals; information on individuals with sickness absence prior to the start of the strike; correspondence concerning individual cases for claims of coal allowance/sick pay/unfair dismissal for workers during the strike; some papers within the file also show individuals' trade union membership and stances taken during the strike.
Previous reference number: DNCB/67/1/29