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Kirklees council strike vote

by Nick Ruff, branch chair (pc)
Issue No. 2188

Unison Union members at Kirklees council, West Yorkshire, have voted for an industrial action ballot after the council reneged on key single status agreements.

The vote followed the council tearing up its salary framework agreement.

This would have stopped people losing money as a result of single status job evaluation. They have also withdrawn the right to appeal.

The anger among members is also due budget cuts, a zero percent pay offer and threats to pensions.

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Tue 9 Feb 2010, 18:13 GMT
Issue No. 2188
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