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Solidarity saves Essex taxi shop steward from sack

by John Tipple
Issue No. 2307

Harwich taxi control room staff in Essex are celebrating the reinstatement of their shop steward who was suspended for “insubordination”.

The taxi boss has agreed to recognise the union and withdraw the gross misconduct charge against the rep.

The workers, who have all joined the Unite union, are delighted to have their shop steward reinstated—and aware that they will have to continue to stick together if they are to establish proper working conditions.

The bosses conceded to the workers’ demand when all they all showed up together to make their point.

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Tue 12 Jun 2012, 19:45 BST
Issue No. 2307
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