Council workers join protest over 1% pay rise

Contributed by editor on Feb 20, 2009 - 12:00 AM

About 35 Kent County Council workers have taken part in a
demonstration in Maidstone over a 1% pay increase offer.

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Unison union branch secretary David Lloyd said staff
at the rally outside County Hall were angry because the plan will leave
the lowest-paid worst off.

Members of the union are to vote in a ballot over whether to strike in
the fight over the offer next month.