Royal Mail faces strike showdown

June 2007
Precision Marketing;6/15/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p2
The article reports that Royal Mail Group PLC, a national postal service, is facing a walkout from its employees following a dispute over pay and lay-off threats in Great Britain. The Communications Workers Union voted unanimously for a strike and will see Royal Mail lose 130,000 of its employees. Furthermore, the company said that it has no other option but to change and continue to drive modernization to survive in the competitive market.


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