Harrods takes tough line on strike threat

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Department store Harrods may take advantage of new legislation and draft in agency workers in the face of strike action. 

The retailer has written to about 150 Unite union members who work in departments such as services, engineering, maintenance and security, warning that the recent change to the law “now allows ­agencies to provide temporary workers to perform duties normally performed by a worker who is on strike”, the Mirror reported.

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