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Sheffield Remploy workers vote on strike

Issue No. 2093

Protesting at the Labour  Party spring conference  (Pic: http://www.gmbremployworkers.info» www.gmbremployworkers.info  )

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Disabled workers at Sheffield’s Remploy Factory are voting for strike action, over the company changing workers’ conditions and outsourcing work.

GMB branch secretary James Stribley said, “The company is failing to consult while trying to change terms and conditions. It is ignoring agreements.”

In a consultative ballot the 120 workers had voted 80 percent for industrial action.


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Tue 18 Mar 2008, 19:07 GMT
Issue No. 2093
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