Mrs.Desai, leader of the Grunwick strike by mainly asian women over low pay and recognition rights, here on the first day of mass pickets, declared "The strike is not so much about pay, it is a strike about human dignity." 13.6.1977, London. .
13.6.1977. GRUNWICK: JAYABEN DESAI TAKES ON THE WORLD 1977. This is Jayaben Desai, the asian women leading a small band of strikers fighting the Grunwick film processing company for union recognition. They had been paid £28 a week. But, as Jayaben declared, "The strike is not so much about pay, it is a strike about human dignity." Her tiny figure personified the spirit of resistance, and after months on strike facing appalling odds this is the first day of the mass pickets, when the British Trade Union movement came to the aid of immigrant women workers...Copyright © 1977 Andrew Wiard.W: www.reportphotos.com.E: email@example.com
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