Bank of England staff strike for first time in 50 years

Bank of England staff strike for first time in 50 years

Staff at the Bank of England are striking for the first time in half a century - in a move that could last for three days. Talks broke down after members of Unite protested the imposition of a “derisory” below-inflation pay offer, claiming that Mark Carney, Bank of England Governor, is to blame for lack of resolution – The Guardian reports.

Unite official Peter Kavanagh said: “The Governor of the Bank of England must take responsibility for the fact that his dedicated workforce is having to make their concerns heard from a picket line.

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