Council workers vote for strike action
Council staff working in the following services: cemeteries, planning, highways, land charges, registrars, environmental health, building control, trading standards have overwhelmingly voted to take action short of strike and strike action in a ballot conducted over the last three weeks.
There was a 58% turn out with 92% agreeing to action short of strike and 77% agreeing to strike action.
Barnet UNISON is organising union meetings with members to discuss the next steps.
Friday, 18 February 2011
Strong vote for action against privatisation from Barnet staff
Barnet Unison reports on the outcome of a ballot for industrial action by council staff confronted with transfer to the private sector in line with easyCouncil plans: