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Workers at Time Computers are threatening to go on strike regarding ongoing concerns over pay and conditions.

The "'Independent' Time Employee Forum" (ITEF) claims management has failed to budge on a number of issues.

The ITEF claims talks between management and workers yesterday failed produce any progress. As a result, the ITEF has called for a strike on February 3.

However, workers at Time's call centre are not affiliated to any trade union. And the TUC has warned that any unofficial strike would be illegal and could lead to the dismissal of those taking part.

Instead, the TUC advised employees to join a union - preferably the same one - and let the union fight for their cause.

A spokesman for Time said he was aware of the strike threat but said he believed it would not go ahead.

And he maintained that the ITEF did not represent the views if the vast majority of workers at Time's call centre, and that this "hard-nosed" group was made up of just two or three people.

Sources inside the company dispute this and claim that there are around 150 people who share the concerns expressed by the ITEF. ®

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