Quite a lot of metropolis Publish Workplace branches will shut over the jubilee weekend as employees are set to strike in a dispute over pay.
Members of the Communication Staff Union (CWU) at Crown Publish Places of work – the bigger branches usually sited on excessive streets – will stroll out on Saturday and in administration and provide chain networks on Monday.
The strikes come after industrial motion earlier this yr.
In Scotland, ten branches might be impacted on Saturday and Monday. The branches in Glasgow are as follows:
- West Nile Avenue, Glasgow
- Springburn Approach, Glasgow
The union mentioned Publish Workplace administration is insisting on a pay freeze for 2021-22 and a “marginally improved” pay supply for 2022.
CWU assistant secretary Andy Furey mentioned: “Our members don’t wish to be on this scenario, however they received’t settle for humiliation both.
“Our members labored arduous to ship a wonderful annual revenue for the corporate – affordability isn’t administration’s drawback right here.
“Frankly, their degrading excuse for a suggestion has solely hardened members, who received’t tolerate a collapse of their dwelling requirements.
“We thank the general public for his or her understanding and assist, and we urge Publish Workplace to get around the desk and thrash out an actual settlement that treats key employee heroes with the respect they deserve.”
Round 3,500 union members are concerned within the dispute.
A Publish Workplace spokesperson mentioned: “We wish to guarantee our clients that the overwhelming majority of our branches are unaffected by CWU strike motion on Saturday.
“There are 114 branches, sometimes in metropolis centres, which might be immediately managed by Publish Workplace.
“Over two thirds would usually solely be open between 9am and 12.30pm on a Saturday. We apologise to any clients who’re inconvenienced by a closure.”