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Unions strike hollow note

04.04.26: TO MARK the 100th anniversary of the General Strike, members of the last trade union, the Amalgamated Union of Information Technology, Retailing and Associated Staff, marched along the Embankment in London.

The union, with fewer than 1,000 members, is due to close next year because of financial difficulties. Most members are in their 60s, and police said they were not expecting trouble. The 1970s glory days, when uni