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Hot Mettle By Brenda Dean

Hot Mettle by Brenda Dean

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Summary

Shows how a sixteen-year-old secretary, straight from school, broke the glass ceiling to lead a major trade union in the last major union confrontation in Britain, and then broke several more glass ceilings throughout her career. This is a story of success against all the odds.

Hot Mettle Summary

Hot Mettle: Sogat, Murdoch and Me by Brenda Dean

"Stop Press" shows how a sixteen-year-old secretary, straight from school, broke the glass ceiling to lead a major trade union in the last major union confrontation in Britain...and then broke several more glass ceilings throughout her career. Brenda Dean was the leader of SOGAT when Rupert Murdoch started a bitter dispute as he sensationally moved his newspapers without notice from Fleet Street to Wapping. She led the negotiations, with secret meetings never before revealed, a woman in a man's world, fighting for the rights in which she has always believed. We learn of her early life and the battles in Manchester, with her meteoric rise to the top against all the odds. After the battle with the print bosses, she served on many major committees - the Armed Forces pay review, funding of higher education, the Housing Corporation, Freedom to Fly, becoming a truly 'working' peer. This is an inspiring and heart-warming story of success against all the odds.

About Brenda Dean

Brenda Dean was the first woman leader of a major trade union, SOGAT, and has served on many major committees, becoming a very active working peer. Keith McDowall is a highly successful journalist and PR expert turned author, with a wealth of experience with government, trade unions and industry.

Additional information

GOR001398690
Hot Mettle: Sogat, Murdoch and Me by Brenda Dean
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Methuen Publishing Ltd
2007-02-12
352
1842752006
9781842752005
N/A
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