200 shop steward agree to propose work-in

200 senior shop stewards including Jimmy Reid and Jimmy Airlie agree to propose a work-in

The day after the devastating news that liquidation was the only option for UCS, on Saturday 12 June 1971, senior shop stewards met to discuss the workers’ response.

200 senior shop stewards, including Jimmy Reid and Jimmy Airlie (pictured, left to right at front), endorsed the proposal of a work-in, taking control and continuing production with the creation of a Joint Shop Stewards Co-ordinating Committee (JSSCC).

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