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The staff walk out at the 114 Crown Post Offices in today’s strike in protest over pay for workers

More than 100 Crown Post Offices are set to be disrupted with strikes this morning after employees have voted to support the idea of a walkout by staff over pay.

The striking of more than 1,500 employees could result in “considerable delays” for consumers according to according to the Communications Workers Union (CWU) stated.

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Union members have resisted the offer to pay by Post Office. Post Office, which the union claimed was worth 3 percent as well as an PS500 lump amount.

The postal company stated that most of its branch offices will not be affected by the strike of the CWU.

“There are 114 branches, typically in city centres, that are directly managed by Post Office and on previous strike days over a third have opened as usual,” the Post Office spokesman said.

Today is the third day of strike by postal workers this year. It also occurs as admin and supply chain employees, who distribute cash, valuables and other essential goods to Britain’s sub-post offices, are preparing to strike on Thursday.

The CWU’s Andy Furey said the dispute was about “dignity and respect for hard-working employees” and negotiating an acceptable pay agreement.


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