AROUND 100 postal workers walked out of the West Derby sorting office in Liverpool on Wednesday of last week. They were protesting at the behaviour of a local manager. Mark Walsh of the CWU said, 'We actually followed the process in place, which is a grievance procedure between Royal Mail and the CWU to try and stop this sort of action and investigate it fully.
'We waited several months for the result of this and we actually put our faith in the system. Unfortunately, the system has failed the employee and that's why the staff have had to make the decision they've taken.'
The strikers returned to work on Monday because the manager was on leave. The issue has not gone away.
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