TUC—call one day general strike

In May 1972 an attempt by the right-wing trade union leaders to bow under the Industrial Relations Act was fiercely opposed by the rank and file. As Ted Grant pointed out, exposing the cowardly actions of these trade union leaders, “Unjust laws passed by Westminster at the behest of the enemy class are not worth anything when weighed against the power of the organised labour movement. The jails are not big enough or strong enough to contain the workers who will resist, if a lead is given.”

Read the full article in the Ted Grant Archive.