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.

Remploy sites
Remploy sites Credit: ITV

The company provides work for people with disabilities.

Remploy campaigner
Remploy campaigner Credit: ITV

A Remploy spokesman said they are concerned that industrial action could deter possible buyers and current contracts at other sites.

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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.