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Royal Mail 'needs more protection from strikes'

Speaking for the first time since privatisation, the Chief Executive of Royal Mail Moya Greene told ITV News the company needs more protection from industrial action.

Chief Executive of Royal Mail Moya Greene. Credit: ITV News

She says: "We need to start thinking about what sort of protections do we need as a company from our people from what has been probably too quick an approach to resort to industrial action. I just think we need to look at alternative ways to resolve disputes."

CWU leaders today held a rally saying they are confident of a vote in favour of strikes - the ballot result comes tomorrow.

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