Unions take strike action over pay

Teachers are among those due to strike today, Thursday.

Teachers are among those due to strike today, Thursday.

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Local government workers, teachers, firefighters and civil servants across the region were due to join a 1.5m strong strike today, Thursday, over pay, jobs, privatisation and terms and conditions.

The strikes were expected to affect schools, waste and recycling collections, courts, tax and benefit offices, airports, the Passport Office and fire stations.

Schools and nurseries due to close were: Appletree Nursery School (whole school closure), Carnforth High (Years 7, 8 and 9 only), Ridge Primary School (whole school closure), Lancaster Road Primary School (whole school closure), Morecambe Road School (whole school closure), Overton St Helen’s Primary School (Classes 2, 3 and 4 only), Skerton St Luke’s (whole school closure), St Bernadette’s (Reception and Years 2 and 5 classes only), Stepping Stones (whole school closure), Westgate Primary School and Children’s Centre (whole school closure) and Holme Community School (Years 1, 3 and 4).


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