23 September 2013
Future Directions workers to launch 10 day strike
Care workers at Future Directions in Rochdale will begin a 10 day strike action on Wednesday 25 September.
The workers have already taken 19 days of strike action in their dispute over managements imposition of new contracts.
The new contracts involve a cut in pay of between £4000 and £10,000 as well as cuts in holidays and sick pay. Sick pay will not be payed for the first three days, and there will be no sick pay after a month of sickness.
Future Directions workers will lobby the board of Calderstones NHS on Wednesday from 1.30pm, Mitton Road, Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancs, BB7 9PE.
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