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
UNISON — Unison local government balloting for strikes on
23 March. Ballot from 14 February to 9 March.
PCS — Civil service workers balloting for strikes on 23 March. Ballot from 21 February to 9 March.
T&G — T&G local government balloting for strikes on 23 March. Ballot from 21 February to 9 March.
AMICUS — Amicus local government balloting for strikes on 23 March. Ballot from 21 February to 10 March.
UCATT — Ucatt building workers in local government likely to ballot to take strike action on 23 March.
FBU — Indicative ballot this week. Firefighters likely to ballot for strike on 23 March.
NUT — Indicative survey now. Areas showing support could ballot from 11 March for an April strike.
NATFHE — College lecturers are likely to follow a similar timetable to the teachers’ NUT union.
NIPSA — Public sector workers in Northern Ireland meet this week to decide if they will ballot for strikes.
FDA — Senior civil servants in the FDA are considering taking industrial action.