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JJB warehouse staff to walk out
JJB workers
Staff took previous strike action over pay and conditions
Warehouse workers at retailer JJB Sports have voted to go on strike.

Members of the GMB at the firm's Wigan distribution centre look set to walk out in the week between Christmas and the New Year.

The union says the strike aimed to "secure implementation of the agreement that ended the first strike last month and to stop attacks on the union".

Workers also plan to protest outside Wigan's football matches, including a Manchester United game at Old Trafford.

JJB declined to comment on the planned action.

GMB members have held a series of strikes in a dispute over pay and conditions.

JJB Sports has about 430 shops in the UK and its executive director is David Whelan, owner of Wigan Athletic and the club's ground, the JJB stadium.

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