Protest Bid to Save British Energy Firm Jobs

26 July 2009 (Last Updated July 26th, 2009 18:30)

Workers at are set to stage a protest outside the annual meeting of the National Grid in Birmingham, England, today to try to stop jobs being outsourced to India. The GMB union, which represents the energy workers, is pressing ahead with a ballot for strike action as it battles to save

Workers at are set to stage a protest outside the annual meeting of the National Grid in Birmingham, England, today to try to stop jobs being outsourced to India.

The GMB union, which represents the energy workers, is pressing ahead with a ballot for strike action as it battles to save 181 jobs at the National Grid site in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.