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Unique care strike in 18th week

by June Jones, retired member of Kirklees Unison
Issue No. 2048

Unique care workers protesting against their sacking

Unique care workers protesting against their sacking


The fight for reinstatement of 17 black women care workers in Huddersfield has entered its 18th week. Unique Care, a private care provider employed by the council, dismissed the women after they walked out in defence of a sacked colleague.

The success of their campaign now rests on the outcome of employment tribunals. The first one appeared to go well, and there are another four in the pipeline.

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Tue 24 Apr 2007, 19:09 BST
Issue No. 2048
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