Debenhams staff prepared to blockade stores

Debenhams workers say they're ready to be arrested as they prepare to block trucks removing millions of Euro worth of stock from Irish stores. 

Staff believe there's at least €20m worth of stock packed up across 11 shuttered stores. 

They've agreed to blockade the stores if there's an attempt to remove it. 

Debenhams Henry Street Shop steward Jane Crowe is urging truck drivers not to cross their picket. 

"That is a redundancy package sitting in there, that any truck driver that if it's lost to the taxpayer, to pay us it will be coming out of the truck drivers' taxes to pay us.

"But if they leave the stock there, we can hopefully sell that and get our redundancy pay the proper way."

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