United Kingdom - Possible strike at Northern Ireland’s electricity supply - March 31, 2019

More than 90% of staff at Systems Operator Northern Ireland (Soni) voted in favour of industrial action, including strike, if the pay dispute with their employers is not resolved. The possible strike threatens to disrupt electricity supplies to homes and businesses in Northern Ireland from next month. Soni has been part of the State-owned Eirgrid group since 2009. According to trade union Prospects the union was willing to continue talks but it argued that it required a more realistic approach from the company for such negotiations to be fruitful.

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