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George Osborne: Union bosses 'deeply irresponsible'

Chancellor George Osborne has said union leaders are being "deeply irresponsible", following their call for a nationwide "day of action" for 30 November.

Strikes, rallies and other events will be held in protest at the government's decision to increase workers' pension contribution payments.

Mr Osborne urged unions to "get back to the negotiating table" and make an agreement over public sector pensions.

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