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Post Office counters staff to hold strike

Issue No. 2059

Counters workers in the big high street post offices are to strike on two days next week rather than this week. They will strike on Monday 16 July from 2.30pm to 7pm, and Thursday 19 July from 6am to 12 noon.

The CWU union says, “We have been left with no alternative. Post Office Limited are unwilling to scrap their plans for a pay freeze and a pay cut for 80 percent of staff. Workers are also having to endure a mass cull of crown post offices across Britain accumulating to the loss of up to 1,500 jobs.

“If Post Office Limited are unwilling to negotiate an adequate pay offer further strike action will be announced.”

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