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Protest over 'slave labour' claims

RMT & Unite union members on strike in Southampton Photo:

It is being claimed jobs are being lost at ports in the south with the use of cheaper, foreign staff.

Union members staged a protest today and say the workers are being exploited. That's "utter nonsence" insist ferry and cruise companies. Both sides have firm views on the subject, as our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.

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