Royal Mail wins court injunction to prevent strike

Oliver Haill Sharecast | 12 Oct, 2017 15:52 - Updated: 15:59 | | |

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Royal Mail has won a High Court injunction to block a 48-hour strike planned by postal workers next week.

A week ago workers from the Communication Workers Union served notice to the FTSE 250 company that staff will strike for 48 hours from noon on 19 October due to a dispute over pensions and pay.

The union's 110,000 members voted 89.1% vote in favour of a strike in the ballot.

Royal Mail said the strike would be "unlawful" if the CWU did not follow dispute resolution procedures.


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