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Organiser of NHS pay protest in city centre facing £10,000 fine

An NHS worker who organised a protest over the government’s 1 per cent pay offer in Manchester city centre has been fined £10,000. Karen Reissmann, a mental health worker and Unison rep, was among those who turned up for the demonstration in St Peter’s Square at midday on Sunday. All attendees were wearing masks and cones were marked out on the floor to help maintain social distancing. Source Manchester Evening News

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