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Remploy staff to hold a third day of strikes

Staff at Remploy sites across the Midlands are to hold a third day of strike action over Government plans to close or sell off their factories.

The firm employs staff with disabilities and closure would put 1,700 disabled workers out of work.

Sites in North Staffordshire, Leicester and Worksop are among 27 across the UK due to to shut. The Government says the money spent running the factories would be better used helping more disabled people into mainstream work.

The next strike is planned for August 6th.

Sites in North Staffordshire, Leicester and Worksop due to shut Credit: PA

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