BT work­ers set to strike

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk & World Update -

BT work­ers are to be bal­loted on strike ac­tion af­ter the firm failed to meet a union-im­posed dead­line for im­prov­ing a two per cent pay of­fer. The Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Work­ers Union (CWU), which rep­re­sents 50,000 BT staff, will now bal­lot its mem­bers over ac­tion. The union, which is seek­ing a five per cent pay rise, said it was “dis­ap­pointed” BT had not im­proved its of­fer de­spite “healthy prof­its” this year.

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