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Union demonstrations spread to Humberside

21 Sep 11 Construction workers will be demonstrating against changes to M&E employment conditions are planning a protest outside the Lindsey Oil Refinery next Monday, 26 September.

About 100 workers, members of the country’s largest trade union, Unite, will be staging their protest at Total Lindsey Oil Refinery, Eastfield Road, North Killingholme, Immingham, North Lincolnshire, between 6.30am and 8am.

The protest is against plans by eight contractors to impose semi-skilled grades into the mechanical and electrical sector, reducing pay by up to 30%.

Unite regional officer Chris Weldon said: "Our members in Lindsey Oil Refinery are furious about this attack by these so-called reputable companies aimed at reducing our members’ income by up to a third."

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