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Power workers continue strikes.

Summary: Power industry workers are continuing wildcat strikes An employee work stoppage that is not authorized by the Labor Union to which the employees belong.

When employees join a union, they give the union the right to collectively bargain with their employers concerning the terms and conditions of work.
 in a dispute over the hiring of foreign labour.

Power industry workers are continuing wildcat strikes in a dispute over the hiring of foreign labour.

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Meetings are being held at other sites to decide whether hundreds of workers would continue with the unofficial action, which broke out on Tuesday.

The strikers say an agreement by a contracting firm to offer jobs to local workers at the South Hook site in Milford Haven was broken when a number of Polish workers were hired.

Talks with the contractor were held on Tuesday and are expected to continue in a bid to resolve the dispute.

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Date:May 20, 2009
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