Crown post office workers stage latest strike

Staff at some of the UK’s biggest post offices have begun their latest strike over jobs, pay and closures.

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) said the day of action – the 12th since Easter – would affect up to 4,000 employees in 372 Crown post offices.

The union is opposed to plans to close or franchise or 75 of the larger post offices, usually found on High Streets.

Read more: BBC News – Crown post office workers stage latest strike.