Unison announces strike action for Monday 13 October

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23 / 9 / 2014 1.54pm

Unison has just announced that its members in England will strike for four hours on Monday 13 October from 7am to 11pm.

Four days of action short of strike will follow from Tuesday 14 October to Friday 17 October. This action will see members making sure that they take their breaks.

The ballot results which were announced on Thursday 18 September were:

  • 68 per cent in favour of taking strike action
  • 88 per cent in favour of taking action short of strike 
The turnout for the Unison vote was 14 per cent.

Hospital Consultants & Specialists Association (HCSA) ballot 

HCSA has announced the result for its ballot:

  • Yes to a strike: 395
  • No to a strike: 429
  • Yes to action short of a strike: 704
  • No to action short of a strike: 134

We are now waiting for the other unions to announce their ballot results in the coming days. Once we have further news we will update our industrial action web page. We have also added new resources which will help you with industrial action planning - you can find these on the industrial action resources for employers web page.

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