Health unions threaten strike action

U.K. U.K.
Health unions are threatening strike action over the government's proposals to implement this year's pay increase in stages. Unions were angry in the first place that the increase this year is only 2.5% but were incensed when the government announced that they would get 1.5% this month (April) and the remaining 1% in November (consumer prices rose by 3.1% in the year to March but retail prices, still used in most pay negotiations rose by 4.8% over the year).
Read more at > Guardian newspaper (EN)

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