BT workers will go on strike for the first time in 35 years

6/30/2022 6:20:00 PM

It comes as workers across the country demand better pay to ease the cost of living crisis.

BREAKING: BT workers have voted overwhelmingly to strike, the Communication Workers Union has announced.

It comes as workers across the country demand better pay to ease the cost of living crisis.

SharesIt follows a string of industrial action held in a number of industries across the country (Picture: PA)BT workers have voted overwhelmingly to strike, the Communication Workers Union has announced.It will be the first time they’ve done so in 35 years, following a ballot of 40,000 members after pay rise negotiations collapsed in April.

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I thought they were already on strike, given the level of service. It will be the first time they’ve done so in 35 years, following a ballot of 40,000 members after pay rise negotiations collapsed in April. It comes as staff in industries across the country demand better pay to combat the spiralling cost of living crisis.

If only I had a JOB !!!! I could strike for more money then being on benefits!!!!!! So now MORE Utilities are going to rise in price in order to give to BT workers more money which means everybody else is going to have less money ect ect ect ect …….. Will anyone notice?!

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