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08 Dec 2005

Opera house's woes grow as staff threaten to strike,,8159-1915359,00.html

eno_logo.jpgBy Dalya Alberge [Times Online, 8 December 2005]

ENGLISH National Opera was plunged deeper into trouble yesterday after it discovered that it was facing a strike by its staff.

Technicians, front-of-house and production staff voted unanimously to ballot for action after condemning a 2.77 per cent pay offer as “hopelessly inadequate”. Productions in January would be halted by a strike of about 170 workers.

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