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EDF workers strike after bosses refuse to pay up

Issue No. 2403

Pickets in Bexleyheath

Pickets in Bexleyheath (Pic: Alan Kenny)

Around 500 Unite union members at energy firm EDF struck over pay on Tuesday and Thursday of last week.

Bosses have failed to implement a 2012 pay agreement and offered a measly 2 percent for 2013.

Picket lines were big and lively. Some 80 strikers picketed in Bexleyheath, south east London, and more in other parts of England.

A planned protest at EDF’s headquarters was called off after bosses threatened to seek an injunction.

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