BT workers will go on strike for the first time in 35 years
The Metro says BT workers have voted overwhelmingly to strike, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) 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.
It comes as staff in industries across the country demand better pay to combat the spiralling cost of living crisis.
The failure to help workers cope with soaring inflation was one of the reasons given for railway strikes which have cripped large portions of the UK’s network.
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