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Which unions are going on strike on Wednesday 30 November?

30 November will see the biggest strike in Britain for generations—up to three million workers across 29 unions will walk out. Here are the unions involved, listed in order of size

Issue No. 2280

NumberUnionsectornumber balloted
1Unisonlocal government and health1,100,000
2PCScivil service workers290,000
3NASUWTteachers227,500
4GMBlocal government225,000
5NUTteachers219,100
6Unitelocal government and health137,000
7UCUlecturersnearly 100,000
8ATLteachers96,500
9EISScottish teachersover 54,000
10NipsaNorthern Ireland public sector43,000
11Prospectspecialist civil services32,000
12National Association of Head Teachers 24,400
13Chartered Society of Physiotherapists over 22,300
14Society of Radiographers 17,500
15Ucattconstruction workers15,200
16FDAsenior civil servants12,000
17Napoprobation workersover 8,000
18INTONorthern Irish teachers6,400
19Immigration Service Union(non-TUC affiliated)4,500
20Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists over 3,500
21UCACWelsh teachers3,200
22POAsecure hospital staffaround 3,000
23Association of Educational Psychologists over 2,700
24AHDSScottish headteachersover 1,300
25RMTmembers employed at the Royal Fleet Auxillary, Tyne & Wear Metro and Orkney Ferries1,300
26Aspectschool inspectors(estimated) 1,000
27SiptuNorthern Ireland public sectoraround 700
28CWUTV Licensing workersover 500
29TSSANorthern Ireland transport workers300


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