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Sweeping vote to act in Doncaster council

by Jim Board, branch secretary, Doncaster Unison (pc)
Issue No. 2462

An indicative ballot of workers at Doncaster Council in the Unison, Unite and GMB unions has moved them closer to industrial action. 

The workers—including street cleaners, road-workers and horticulturists—are angry at attempts to change shifts and other conditions.

They have voted to move to a ballot for action. Unison and Unite each got 95 percent yes votes on a 97 percent turnout. The GMB got a 90 percent yes vote on a 75 percent turnout.


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Tue 14 Jul 2015, 16:36 BST
Issue No. 2462
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