For the first time in 50 years on strike staff at the Bank of England, reports the british media. The reasons for dissatisfaction is this year’s ”ridiculously” low wage increases, according fackkällor to Reuters.
The british central bank has 3 600 employees and the net wage increase is 1 per cent – clearly below the rate of inflation. Inflation is currently 2.6 per cent and the BOE’s target inflation of 2 per cent.
BOE leaves interest rate announcement on Thursday, strejkens the last day.