Universal Credit in chaos as workers ballot for strike

Marcus Barnett - 12 February 2019

UNIVERSAL CREDIT has been thrown into fresh chaos after hundreds of workers on the scheme announced a ballot for strike action today against “unmanageable” workloads.

More than 700 people working on implementing the controversial welfare service will be balloting to walk out over issues including poor staff recruitment and widespread frustrations with the workload expected of them by management.

If members vote to walk out, two strikes would take place on March 11 and 12... See more