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Council staff set to strike

Ralph Hewitt

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Ralph Hewitt

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TRADE union members on Newry, Mourne and Down District Council's workforce have voted overwhelmingly to take part in strike action.

Following a consultative ballot, 77% voted yes when asked if they agreed to take part in strike action, while 83% voted yes if they wished to take part in action short of strike action.

Council representatives, including CEO Liam Hannaway, is to meet with union reps later this week.

Full story inside this week’s Newry Democrat

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