Duns postal workers poised for walkout

POSTAL workers at a Borders delivery office could be set for strike action following claims that a postman was dismissed for becoming a shop steward.

Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) at Duns have requested a ballot on industrial action in support of colleague Tony Garrick. He was on a trial contract when he became a union representative, but was dismissed late last year, the union claims, because he confronted management over working conditions.

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