Biggest ever postal strike looms in Plymouth
Postal workers in Plymouth are set to stage a mass walk out of around 500 workers.
Postal chaos now looms at six of the city's postcode area Royal Mail Delivery Offices following the ballot.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) said members had voted overwhelmingly in favour of the strike – in some cases unanimously.
Officials said the dispute, over national service agreements and allegations of bullying, will be the biggest in city history
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Union representatives will now meet to agree the next steps with notice of any action expected to be given to Royal Mail within a week.
CWU divisional representative Chris Webb said: "We are seeing a postal service being run into the ground and shaped for privatisation by an aggressive employer. We will not stand by and tolerate this any longer."
"The phenomenal strength of these yes votes will send a clear signal of intent to Royal Mail. Postal Workers have not taken this course of action lightly but in order to defend our members we will not hesitate to call strike action if it is needed."