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Disability support workers strike back

by Martin Sleath, joint branch secretary Notts Unison
Issue No. 2350

Some 150 workers at Thera East Midlands, which supports people with learning disabilities, struck on Thursday of last week over pay and conditions.

They are Unison union members, many in jobs privatised by councils or the NHS. Workers on £7.59 an hour face a cut while bosses on more than £100,000 a year give themselves a raise.

Strikers protested at Thera’s office in Grantham.

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Tue 23 Apr 2013, 18:27 BST
Issue No. 2350
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