Around 1,300 contractors based at Sellafield have walked out over a dispute between two companies about who owns a piece of scaffolding.
A mass walk-out at the nuclear reprocessing site, Sellafield, has reportedly been caused by a dispute between two companies over who owns a piece of scaffolding at the site reports ITV.
The union UNITE is claiming its members may not be insured to touch the equipment.
The main contractor Doosan Babcock has said it’s in talks with unions to try and resolve the matter.
A spokesperson for DOOSAN BABCOCK said:
“Doosan Babcock can confirm that it is in consultation with its employee union representatives to fully understand and resolve the unofficial industrial strike action undertaken at Sellafield.
“While those talks are underway, we are unable to comment further”.