UK: Union Halts Wool Textile Workers Strike
Planned industrial action by workers in the wool textile industry has collapsed after the Confederation of British Wool Textiles threatened to challenge the legality of the ballot in court. The Transport and General Workers' Union was planning a series of selective strikes after rejecting a 1.5 per cent pay offer. They were due to begin this week until it was discovered that workers at one mill never received ballot papers.
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