NACODS


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NACODSNational Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers
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Bleddyn Hancock, general secretary of the Nacods union, says energy companies could be forced to pay compensation to customers
(They were the transport and general workers TGWU, the steel workers ISTC, the train drivers ASLEF, the GPMU, NACODS and the RMT.) The general reluctance publicly to do so had several causes.
John Moffat of NACODS supervisors' union, said: "We realise our mining days are over but we want what we are owed and it does not look as if we are going to get it.
The judge granted five members of the pit deputies union, Nacods, a declaration that, because they had already worked more than the maximum during a 17- week employment period, they could not be obliged to do any work at all until such time as their weekly hours had averaged out at 48.
Hancock, Welsh secretary of the colliery officials' union NACODS, said: "The judge has vindicated our decision to fight for justice for the victims of chest disease and their families.
Pit deputies voted by 7,638 to 6,661 in favour of strike, but NACODS rules required a two-thirds majority.
They were forced to draw up emergency plans for a three-day working week when NACODS, the union representing pit deputies, threatened to join the strike.
The decision of the Nacods union not to join the strike effort was a key reason for the miners' defeat, he maintains.
Today's picture shows Blyth Valley Mayor Derek Raffle, left, Blyth MP John Ryman, centre, and NACODS president Ken Sampey, right, leading a pitmen's protest march through Blyth town centre to Croft Park, home of Blyth Spartans Football Club, in a bid to save their jobs.
But unions, such as the National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers (NACODS), said they feared the benefit could be scrapped altogether.