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Power workers continue strikes.

Summary: Power industry workers are continuing wildcat strikes 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.

The unofficial action has hit several sites including a liquefied natural gas terminal in Milford Haven, West Wales, and an oil refinery in Lincolnshire.

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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