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Municipal unions tighten the screw. Yet another escalation on the cards. Unions in the municipal sector have warned that they will step up industrial action from tomorrow. All-day negotiations have so far proved fruitless and unions say a further 1,400 of their members, including those working in 37 new municipalities, will be on strike if no agreement is reached by tomorrow.

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Municipal unions tighten the screw

Published on Tuesday, 8th June, 2010 at 20:30 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Yet another escalation on the cards.

Council strikers (Illus. photo)
Council strikers (Illus. photo)
Photo: secretlondon123/Flickr


Unions in the municipal sector have warned that they will step up industrial action from tomorrow.

All-day negotiations have so far proved fruitless and unions say a further 1,400 of their members, including those working in 37 new municipalities, will be on strike if no agreement is reached by tomorrow.

State Mediator Dag Nafstad has called both parties for a new meeting tomorrow to try and break the 12-day long deadlock.

A total of 45,000 municipal workers are now out on strike.



Published on Tuesday, 8th June, 2010 at 20:30 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: strike, unions, employers, municipality, teachers, kindergartens, negotiations, pay.





  
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