'One million' public sector workers go on strike

Over a million public sector workers are taking industrial action against the Government in a series of rows over pay, pensions, jobs, conditions and spending cuts, according to union leaders - a figure disputed by the Government.

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'One million' public sector workers to strike

Members of the Unite union will take part in strike action across England and Wales tomorrow. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Over a million public sector workers are set to take industrial action against the government in a series of rows over pay, pensions, jobs, conditions and spending cuts, according to union figures.

Local government and school staff members of Unite, Unison and GMB in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are taking strike action tomorrow over this year's pay offer.

Other groups involved in the action tomorrow are involved in long-running disputes with the coalition over a series of issues including pensions and privatisation.

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