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Protestors speak out over industrial action

Fri, 21 Dec 2012

Drivers and members of the public on the picket line in Port Erin
Drivers and members of the public on the picket line in Port Erin

Protestors say people should not be taking “strike busting” methods to get to school or work.

Those in support of the bus drivers have come out fighting as industrial action enters a second day.

Drivers are striking for three days in opposition to changes to their terms and conditions.

Their employer – the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure- needs to save £300,000.

Yesterday saw bus drivers’ man picket lines at the bus stations in Douglas, Ramsey and Port Erin.

This member of the public told us why he's in support of their campaign:

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