Remploy Closures

Factories in the Midlands will be affected by Remploy's proposals to close 36 of its 54 factories with potential compulsory redundancies of more than 1,700 disabled workers.

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Disabled workers to strike

Disabled workers have voted to go on strike on July 19th and 26th in protest at plans to close their factories unions said today.Members of the Unite and GMB unions in more than 50 factories across the UK have backed a campaign of industrial action.

The unions said they will give Remploy seven days notice with immediate effect for a programme of strikes and other action.

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