United Kingdom -Public sector workers strike -July 10, 2014

Public sector workers organised a nationwide 24 hour strike to protest against falling purchasing power due to pay freezes. The public sector workers received their last pay rise in 2010 and have seen their real wage deteriorate.

Public sector workers organised a nationwide 24 hour strike to protest against falling purchasing power due to pay freezes. The public sector workers received their last pay rise in 2010 and have seen their real wage deteriorate. Trade unions report more and more workers are having trouble making ends meet on the ‘poverty pay’ they receive.

English: http://www.world-psi.org/en/10-july-uk-public-sector-workers-strike-better ...  

 

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