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Matchgirl strikes: women unite and fight - In-Common
Matchgirl strikes: women unite and fight – In-Common
by Martin Brisland. Main image copyright TUC Archives, used with permission. The female sewing machinists’ strike of 1968 at the Ford Dagenham plant resulted in the passing of the Equal Pay Act 1970. Their story was told in the 2010 film Made in Dagenham. Eighty years before, in London’s East En…