‘Immoral’ intimidation of local council staff attacked by union

a million local authorities staff are expected to take part in today’s 24-hour
walkout over the annual pay rise..

are demanding double the 3 per cent offer.

councils have been accused by unions of intimidating staff to put them off
taking part.

T&G trade union claims that employees were being threatened with
redundancy, pay and pensions cuts and disciplinary action if they took part in
the strike action.

Dromey, national organiser at the T&G, said it was “immoral” for councils
to intimidate staff.

Prentis, general secretary of Unison, said: “The government has got to make
more money available if local authorities if it wants to make sure this dispute
does not drag on.”

By Paul Nelson

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