Huntingdonshire Council staff to strike over poor pay

Staff at Huntingdonshire District Council are threatening to take a week of strike action later this month as part of an ongoing dispute over pay, says their union UNISON today. Earlier this year, the council gave its employees a pay rise of 4% plus a one-off payment of £1,000. Then last month, council managers made […]

UNISON members pledging to vote for industrial action at Huntingdonshire District Council

Huntingdonshire Council staff vote to strike over pay

Refuse workers, customer service assistants and planning officers at Huntingdonshire District Council have voted to strike over pay, UNISON said today. The Cambridgeshire council has imposed a pay rise of 4% plus a one-off payment of £1,000. As the strike ballot opened last month, bosses made money available for a further one-off lump sum but […]

UNISON's Isabel stands with Cllr Hassall in front of Hunts DC workers and a refuse lorry

Huntingdonshire District Council staff celebrate union recognition

Huntingdonshire District Council staff are celebrating today as managing director Jo Lancaster signs a union recognition agreement with UNISON. The voluntary agreement solidifies the relationship between the council and UNISON, laying out how both will work together to negotiate on behalf of staff. With this agreement in place, union officials will be provided with the […]