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Unions condemn action as Union of Union-Workers votes to strike

jobs for the boys for the boys, and girls, brother, er, sisterThere were accusations and no small amount of confusion today as the Union of Union Workers announced an overwhelming vote by its members in favour of strike action in their long-running dispute with Union bosses over pay and union representation.

UwU boss Jim Cooper was in defiant mood following the results of today’s vote, threatening to bring chaos to the summer strike-season after 95% of the highly unionised Union-workers voted in favour of strikes.

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Posted: Jul 14th, 2014
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Higher incompetency skills become essential requirement for Dixons Carphone staff

Potential mass protests and strikes may be on the cards for the newly merged Dixons and Carphone Warehouse group. Retail staff members are not happy that the requirements of the job have now ballooned to include being incompetent, unhelpful, clueless, and arrogant on an even bigger range of electronics goods.

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Posted: May 21st, 2014
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Bob Crow brings heaven out on strike

in the interests of my members...Heaven is staging a series of 24-hour stoppages after new arrival Bob Crow balloted angels over terms and conditions.

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2014
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Last miner still on strike from the 1980s has died

vowed to never surrenderThere was sadness on the streets of Easington, County Durham, yesterday after Terry Hatcham, the last miner to stay on strike after the end of the conflict of 1984-5, died following a heart attack. Hatcham, who worked at the local pit from the age of 16, was a key member of the picket lines during the bitter dispute.

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Posted: Jan 18th, 2014
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Halloween goblins and ghouls to strike over ‘scary trick-or-treating schoolkids’

Goblins, ghouls, fairies and the souls of the departed are threatening to boycott Halloween this year, according a union spokesperson.

‘They’re just shit scared of British schoolchildren’, explained the Grim Reaper, head of the Amalgamated Union of Paranormal Manifestations.

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Posted: Oct 29th, 2012
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