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Council workers' strike dates confirmed

Strike action by local government waste collection workers who are members of the trade union Unison has been confirmed for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The decision to strike on July 16 and 17 follows a break down in pay negotiations with local government (MRW June 25).Unison general secretary David Prentis said: Throughout the union and across the country our members working in local government have given sustained strike action the green light. This ...