Bank Of England Staff To Go On Strike For The First Time In 50 YearsBy cheatmaster 10:15 Mon, 31 Jul 2017 Comments
Members of Unite working in departments including maintenance and security will walk out for three days in a dispute over pay.
The union, which is protesting at the imposition of a below-inflation pay offer, blamed the Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, for the failure of the talks, held at the conciliation service Acas.
A protest will be held outside the Bank’s headquarters in the City of London on Tuesday, when staff will wear Carney masks.
Unite accused the Bank of imposing a “derisory” below-inflation pay increase for the second year running. Up to a third of staff will get no pay rise this year, according to the union. Oh well.
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