If you took part in the strike on July 10th and will face particular financial difficulties as a result, then help is at hand. Hampshire UNISON has established a limited hardship fund in connection with the strike and members are now invited to make applications for assistance. The full criteria are included on the claim form, along with the amounts payable, but members should bear in mind that applications must be made within three weeks of receiving the payslip showing the deduction, and a copy of the payslip must accompany the claim. If you have any questions about the process, please contact your local branch steward or convenor or the branch office.
Local government workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland voted for action after rejecting the employers’ pay offer of just 1%. The first strike day took place on 10 July and a second strike will happen on Tuesday 14 October. … Continue reading