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Housing strike.

MORE than 500 Glasgow Housing Association staff are to stage a one day strike.

The industrial action, expected to take place tomorrow, is in protest at the withdrawal of rent collection facilities from 14 offices in the city.

Public service union Unison say the cutbacks will mean the loss of 28cashier jobs. John Wright,convener of the Unison GHA stewards, said: 'The GHA have ignored the protests of their staff, tenants and pensioners organisations and individual tenants and ridden roughshod over their views to remove another local facility.

'It is all about defending facilities for tenants. We feel we have no other avenue open but to strike
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Mar 30, 2005
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