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Posted on 21 March 2017 at 12:41 GMT

Leeds: Foundation workers strike back

Stop attacks on terms and conditions

With a sea of fluttering flags, around 50 striking workers at third sector company Foundation, that provides support to vulnerable adults, made themselves unmissable as TV cameras broadcast coverage of their dispute.

Click here for a report by Iain Dalton on the Leeds Socialist Party, website

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