Clerical and administration staff working at three West Yorkshire hospitals have started a five-day strike over proposed changes to their pay and jobs.
Workers at Pinderfields, Dewsbury and Pontefract hospitals voted unanimously for the industrial action after talks with management broke down last week. This week's action follows several walk-outs last year. The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust needs to save around 24 million pounds.
Members have voted unanimously that if the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust refuses to negotiate on compulsory redundancies and pay cuts, they will continue to hold industrial action.
NHS workers at three hospital in West Yorkshire end their 3-day strike today.
The clerical workers from Dewsbury, Wakefield and Pontefract hospitals walked out in a row over cuts to pay and jobs.
The Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which run the hospitals, need to make savings and are in negotiations with the unions.
Striking clerical staff at three hospitals held a demo as they started a three day walkout. The workers at the hospitals run by the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust are protesting over plans to cut jobs and pay. Tina Gelder reports from Dewsbury Town Hall.