16/10/2013

Royal Mail Workers Balloted Over National Strike Action

Royal Mail could face its first national strike in almost four years, as the Communication Workers Union hold a ballot over action in a dispute over workers terms and condition at the newly privatised company.

According to reports turnout is expected to be high for the ballot and an overwhelming vote in favour of industrial action has been predicted.

It is understood that an announcement of a 24-hour walkout could follow the ballot results.

The Communication Workers Union is pushing for an agreement that would protect workers' current terms and conditions at the privatised Royal Mail.

(MH/CD)

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