Energy workers' strike victory and ballot for action

U.K.
While union members at EDF Energy celebrate securing an improved pay deal after taking strike action, Scottish Power workers are being balloted over action to defend their employment conditions. Workers at EDF will get a larger lump sum, an additional amount for workers in the South East to compensate for pay differentials and further improvements for revenue protection staff. Around 1000 Scottish Power Energy Network employees are being balloted for industrial action short of a strike in protest at the company's imposed change to the entitlement to rostered days off and refusal to negotiate. [Read more on EDF at > Unite->http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unite-hails-edf-energy-great-pay-victory/] [And more on Scottish Power at > Unite->http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unite-to-ballot-its-members-in-scottish-power-on-industrial-action/]

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