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Huge vote for strikes over pay at Appledore Shipyard

Issue No. 2125

Workers at the Appledore Shipyard in north Devon have voted to take strike action over pay.

The workers, members of the GMB union, voted by 97 percent in favour of striking.

They are demanding the same pay as workers at other shipyards owned by Babcock International.

They will strike every Friday and Monday from Friday of this week until the issue is resolved.

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Tue 28 Oct 2008, 18:37 GMT
Issue No. 2125
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