Health workers battle for pay as strikes loom23rd July 2007
Last ditch talks aimed at averting strikes by more than a million health workers in a bitter row over pay will be held this week. NHS employers and union leaders will meet tomorrow to try to reasch a deal before ballots for indistrial action are held, raising the prospect of an autumn of disruption in the health service. Unions are furious with the Government for deciding to stage a rise of 2.5 per cent recommended by an independent review body, reducing the value of the award to 1.9 per cent.
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Title: Health workers battle for pay as strikes loom
Author: Anne Waller
Article Id: 3537
Date Added: 23rd Jul 2007