Almost a third of Sellafield nuclear workers are to stage a 24-hour strike in a dispute over pay. The GMB union said its 3,000 members would walk out on 27 September in protest at an imposed pay rise of 1.5%. Sellafield has a workforce of 10,000. Unite, which is currently balloting its 2,000 members at the plant, has described the pay offer as “paltry”. Sellafield Ltd said it was a publically funded organisation and had to deliver value for money to the taxpayer.
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