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Royal Mail is facing the threat of industrial action just months after its controversial privatisation after unveiling "ruthless" plans to axe 1,600 jobs.<br />
Brian Scott, national officer of Unite, said: "First the Government sells off Royal Mail on the cheap and now the newly privatised service is ruthlessly sacrificing jobs. Unite is demanding a commitment to no compulsory redundancies on fair terms and an effective method for redeployment within the restructured organisation. If Royal Mail refuse, we will have no alternative than to consider a ballot for industrial action."<br />
Picture: Universal News And Sport (Scotland) 25 March 2014.
Royal Mail is facing the threat of industrial action just months after its controversial privatisation after unveiling "ruthless" plans to axe 1,600 jobs.
Brian Scott, national officer of Unite, said: "First the Government sells off Royal Mail on the cheap and now the newly privatised service is ruthlessly sacrificing jobs. Unite is demanding a commitment to no compulsory redundancies on fair terms and an effective method for redeployment within the restructured...
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