Thousands of British postal and telecommunications workers are on strike

Thousands of British postal and telecommunications workers are on strike

In Great Britain, many Swiss Post and Telecom workers are on strike. They demand higher wages.

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  • Thousands of British postal and telecommunications workers are on strike.
  • Employers have offered to increase wages by 2 per cent.
  • However, the employees did not accept the offer.

In the struggle for higher wages, there are thousands of workers Royal Mail and went out of the British telecommunications business. As of Wednesday, 115,000 Royal Mail employees and 40,000 British Telecom employees took part in the strike. BBC informed of. This leads to delays in the delivery of letters and parcels.

Secretary General of labor union Dave Ward, a communications workers union, said: “We cannot live in a country where our bosses make billions in profits while their workers are forced to use the board.” Employers’ previous offer to increase salary by two per cent was rejected labor union In the face of skyrocketing consumer prices.

strike cost millions

On the other hand, the Royal Mail warns strike costing the company a million pounds a day Jobs And make wage increases more difficult to finance. Further strike has been announced.

Collective bargaining conflicts are also ongoing in many other areas in the United Kingdom, which is why British media are reporting on the “heat of strikes”. For example, employees of many train companies and ports stopped working several times a day to fight for better working conditions.

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