Brigades’ Union has voted 9-1 to strike over pay. The strikes will be held from
29 to 31 October.
will begin at 9am on Tuesday and end 48 hours later.
executive director of the Employers’ Organisation – which conducts the pay
negotiations on behave of local authorities, told PersonnelToday.com: "The
strike is quite unjustified. The government have acted on our recommendation to
implement a review of pay and conditions. We offered 4 per cent which is a bit
more than most authorities could afford.
think that they [the union] do not want a pay review as they are confident in
fear a higher death rate than normal – which was not the case in the last