Strike threat

11th July 1997 at 01:00
Lecturers are threatening strike action over proposed redundancies at Halton College in Cheshire. Managers have proposed making 20 full-time staff redundant and bringing in controversial agency ELS to replace 63 part-timers. But NATFHE members say they will ballot for a strike if any compulsory job losses are imposed. Officials of the lecturers union were meeting managers today to discuss the dispute.

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