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Post Office puts ball back in union's court

Chairman of the Isle of Man Post Office Alan Crowe MLC says his hands are tied after the Communication Workers’ Union announced it would ballot members over industrial action.

The union is demanding a pay rise for its members this year, but Mr Crowe says the public sector pay freeze means that can't happen.

He says it's for the union to decide what, if any, action it will be taking, and the Post Office will decide its response once it's been notified.

However, he admits the threat of the dispute becoming a possible strike is worrying:

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