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Fighting sackings at Unique Care in Huddersfield

by Nick Ruff
Issue No. 2034

 (Pic: Clifford Brown)

(Pic: Clifford Brown)

Some 17 women employed by Unique Care in Huddersfield were sacked on Thursday of last week after standing up to bullying and the sacking of one of their colleagues.

The care workers, members of Kirklees Unison union’s local government branch, walked out on 8 January after their colleague was sacked following a disciplinary hearing which they say did not follow proper procedures.

The women are determined to fight the sackings and win justice from their voluntary sector employer.

Please send messages of support and financial donations to Kirklees Unison, 20 Queen Street, Huddersfield HD1 2SP, phone 01484 223 577, fax 01484 450 174.

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Sat 20 Jan 2007, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 2034
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