Further talks between union Unite and white goods manufacturer Indesit UK were held yesterday, the union has confirmed – just as the second of three strikes by drivers and warehouse staff was due to begin. The 48-hour strike, scheduled to begin at 6am yesterday, followed a 24-hour strike held on Friday 21 August. A further 24-hour strike is currently due to be held on 1 September. The three strikes, involving Unite’s 210 members and affecting 12 Indesit sites, were […]
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