1. Tyne Tees

Remploy workers strike

Remploy workers in the region are striking in protest over the closure of 27 factories including those in Ashington, Newcastle and Spennymoor.

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  1. Victoria Grimes

Remploy workers stage strike

Workers at Remploy have staged the first of two walkouts over the Government's plans to sell or close the fifty- four factories that provide employment and jobs for disabled people, including four sites in the north east.

Workers in the region joined others across the country for a day of mass protests.

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