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Welsh Jobcentre staff to join UK colleagues in walkout

Welsh Jobcentre workers will be striking along with UK colleagues Photo: ITV Wales picture

Jobcentre workers are striking across Wales today over their conditions.

Staff who deal with calls from people entitled to benefits say they are being set unrealistic targets and are now calling for higher staffing levels to ease the pressure.

Call centres in Newport, Bridgend, Pembroke Dock and Bangor will be affected as workers join colleagues from across the rest of the UK in the walkout.

The Department for Work and Pensions says it's disappointed and has gone to great lengths to resolve issues with unions.