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Union steps up strikes at Albert Heijn distribution centres


Workers at all six distribution centres operated by the Albert Heijn supermarket group will go on strike on Monday in support of their claim for better pay and job security, the FNV trade union said.

At the weekend, around 10% of the staff at three distribution centres walked out. A union spokesman said the supermarket group is recruiting shelf stackers to replace striking staff. 

According to Albert Heijn, shoppers have not yet noticed any effect from the strikes. The company says it will not negotiate with the FNV.

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