MS - 20 January 2019
SUFFOLK County Council has abandoned plans to force staff to take unpaid leave to plug funding shortfalls.
The U-turn comes after Unison members at the council rejected the idea by 95 per cent in a consultation.
Unison regional organiser Sam Leigh said: “We’d like to thank the council for seeing sense and dropping this unfair pay cut... See more
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The Morning Star supports peace and socialism. It defends peaceful protests and civil disobedience and industrial action by workers to improve working conditions and wages. The Morning Star is concerned with environmental issues and supports environment campaigning groups; it advocates unilateral nuclear disarmament. The paper advocates a vote for the Labour Party in most seats, except for the handful in which the Communist Party of Britain has a candidate.
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