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Airport cleaners' strike takes off in Manchester

by Adam Rose
Issue No. 2352

Some 100 Unite union members, who work for cleaning firm Mitie, struck at Manchester airport on Friday of last week.

Workers are angry at plans to slash their hourly paid lunch break to half an hour, amounting to a cut of £69.50 a month. They are also fighting proposals to chop their £20-a-month attendance bonus. They have had no pay rises for four years. 

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Tue 7 May 2013, 18:58 BST
Issue No. 2352
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