Royal Mail offers £300 to postal workers to cross picket lines

The Royal Mail is offering a £300 bonus to any of its 150,000 staff who cross the picket line in any forthcoming nationwide postal strikes.

Moya Greene, its chief executive, wrote to all employees before Wednesday’s strike ballot result to offer the sum if they continue working while colleagues are out on strike.

The offer came as MPs said they would call the business secretary, Vince Cable, back to parliament to answer claims that he “massively shortchanged taxpayers” by pricing the shares in the Royal Mail too low.

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