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The numbers involved in TU pension action plans

Issue No. 1938

Some 1.25 million union members could strike on 23 March. The civil service workers’ PCS union and Unison local government members are balloting for discontinuous action — which would allow a series of strikes — so they could join education unions for futher strikes in April without reballoting

800,000

UNISON — Unison local government balloting for strikes on

23 March. Ballot from 14 February to 9 March.

290,000

PCS — Civil service workers balloting for strikes on 23 March. Ballot from 21 February to 9 March.

80,000

T&G — T&G local government balloting for strikes on 23 March. Ballot from 21 February to 9 March.

20,000

AMICUS — Amicus local government balloting for strikes on 23 March. Ballot from 21 February to 10 March.

20,000

UCATT — Ucatt building workers in local government likely to ballot to take strike action on 23 March.

52,000

FBU — Indicative ballot this week. Firefighters likely to ballot for strike on 23 March.

247,000

NUT — Indicative survey now. Areas showing support could ballot from 11 March for an April strike.

67,000

NATFHE — College lecturers are likely to follow a similar timetable to the teachers’ NUT union.

40,000

NIPSA — Public sector workers in Northern Ireland meet this week to decide if they will ballot for strikes.

13,000

FDA — Senior civil servants in the FDA are considering taking industrial action.


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Sat 12 Feb 2005, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1938
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