Council and school support staff to strike July 10

Council and school support staff will strike on July 10 after voting in favour of industrial action in a row over pay.

A council worker holds a Unison placard during a rally. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Unison said its members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will walk out for 24 hours, with other unions set to announce a similar move in the coming week.

Unison announced that its local Government members backed action by 58% in protest at a pay offer worth 1% for most workers.