Socialist Worker

Health Workers

by Fergus Alexander
Issue No. 1891

MAINTENANCE workers at Preston and Chorley hospitals, Lancashire, took strike action on Monday of this week. The members of the Amicus union are fighting attacks on their pay and conditions. Under the government's 'Agenda for Change', hospital workers are having their jobs evaluated.

Many workers, especially non-clinical staff like those on strike, will lose out under this scheme.

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Sat 6 Mar 2004, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1891
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