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Jayaben Desai Jayaben Desai

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Jayaben Desai


Commemorating Jayaben Desai, 2nd April 1933 to 23rd December 2010.
Leader of the Grunwick workers strike.

Site: Jayaben Desai (1 memorial)

NW2, Grunwick Close off Chapter Road, 1 - 6 Arnoux Court

2011 Kilburn Times reported: "The former site of the Grunwick factory, off Chapter Road, Dolis Hill, will be renamed Grunwick Close, to commemorate the historic two year strike in which the mainly Asian, female workforce walked out to try and win union recognition."

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Jayaben Desai

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Grunwick workers strike

Grunwick was a photographic film processing firm. 90% of its employees were e...

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Jayaben Desai

Trade Unionist and teacher. Born as Jayaben Suryakant Patel in Dharmaj, Gujar...

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