Public and Commercial Services general secretary Mark Serwotka
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London 2012: Strike on eve of Olympic Games called off

A public sector strike involving immigration and passport workers planned for the eve of the Olympics has been called off by union officials.

Government lawyers had been planning to go to the High Court to seek an injunction preventing Home Office workers, including border staff, from striking.

Public and Commercial Services general secretary, Mark Serwotka, said real progress had been made with the Home Office over concerns the union had.

  • 25 Jul 2012
  • From the section UK
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