Royal Mail workers to stage strikes over four days in call for 'dignified, proper pay rise'

Royal Mail workers to stage strikes over four days in call for 'dignified, proper pay rise'
Royal Mail workers to stage strikes over four days in call for 'dignified, proper pay rise'

Arabnews24.ca:Tuesday 9 August 2022 12:51 PM: Royal Mail workers are set to stage four days of strikes in the coming weeks in a dispute over pay.

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) said over 115,000 staff will form the biggest strike of the summer so far to demand a "dignified, proper pay rise".

Walkouts will take place on Friday 26 and Wednesday 31 August and Thursday 8 and Friday 9 September.

It follows a recent ballot for strike action which saw members vote by 97.6% on a 77% turnout to take action.

The union said management responded by imposing a 2% pay rise, which it believed would lead to a "dramatic reduction" in workers' living standards because of soaring inflation.

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