By Sue Caldwell
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Chep UK strikers battle on to beat pallet bosses

Bosses are complaining the strike is too noisy!
Issue 2787
15 strikers and supporters with a gazebo and Unite union flags

Confident Chep workers on the picket line

Workers at Chep UK in Trafford Park Manchester are continuing their all out strike against an insulting 2 percent pay offer. 

The strikers, in the Unite union, remain confident and upbeat. Bosses have complained about the noise they are making on their picket line.

There has been lots of support from passing traffic, and some success in pickets turning around Calor Gas deliveries. 

After years of low pay rises, workers feel now is the time to fight. 

The pallets that the firm produces are essential to delivering online orders. 

Workers kept going throughout the Covid ­pandemic and they have seen the bosses’ profits go through the roof. 

Trade unionists and local people have brought solidarity, and wood for the braziers. Pickets continue around the clock.

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