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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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UK Gimp Union demands better working conditions

Gimps up and down the UK have today announced they will hold a ballot on strike action in an attempt to force better working conditions.

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2010
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