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Strike hit commuters ‘furious’ about long queues to complain to news teams

Some commuters waited as long as four hours to blame unions and or the government for the transport strikes on TV and radio, with many complaining they were finally interviewed for as long as five minutes, with little or none of the footage being used that evening or the next day.

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Posted: Aug 6th, 2015
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Special Forces unit drafted in to cover for striking call-centre staff

An elite SAS battalion has been deployed to cover for striking customer support staff at Dyson’s Derbyshire call centre.

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Posted: Apr 5th, 2012
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Teachers ordered to write ‘I Will Not Strike Again’ a hundred times

‘Nearly 750,000 teachers bunked off lessons last week, and not one of them had a letter from their parents,’ said Education Secretary Michael Gove.

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Posted: Jul 7th, 2011
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Teachers welcome pension changes as ‘a valuable life lesson’

‘If we weren’t showing our pupils that you get shafted by your employer whether you’re in the public or private sector, we wouldn’t be doing our jobs properly.’

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Posted: Jun 28th, 2011
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Self-employed plumber still on strike

can't stand idly by watching his career go down the drainSelf-employed Bolton plumber Dave North has today announced further strikes in an ongoing and increasingly bitter row with himself over pay and benefits.

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Posted: Jan 28th, 2011
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