Still Balancing the Books: The NUM and the 1984-85 Strike

Morris, Tim, Aston, Beverly and Willman, Paul (1990) Still Balancing the Books: The NUM and the 1984-85 Strike. Industrial Relations Journal, 21 (3). pp. 173-184.


Examines the financial impact of the strikes held in 1984-1985 in the mining industries on the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) of Great Britain. Background on the mining dispute; Structure of the NUM; Finances of NUM prior to 1984; Implications of membership size, costs of disputes and relationship between union strategy and financial decision-making for the British unions..

Item Type: Article
Keywords: mining; employee relations; trade unions
Subject(s): Professional services
Corporate reputation
Centre: Centre for Professional Firms
Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2011 16:50
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:06

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