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Punished for going on strike

Issue No. 2308

The government plans to punish low paid workers who strike.

Workers who receive tax credit to top up their wages currently receive their full entitlement for the first ten days of a strike.

But minister Iain Duncan Smith wants to steal any top up from workers who strike.


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Tue 19 Jun 2012, 16:56 BST
Issue No. 2308
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