Workers will refuse to volunteer for on-call cover outside contracted hours from this weekend until 19 September, in continuing action over pay.
Thousands of Environment Agency workers in England are to strike for four days over pay later this month, blaming government inaction for putting communities, waters and wildlife at risk.
Thousands of environment agency workers from across the country took strike action over pay on Wednesday.
Environment Agency employees belonging to UNISON and Prospect are set to take strike action this Wednesday (8 February).
Thousands of Environment Agency staff who play a vital role in protecting communities across England will walk out today (Wednesday) as they strike over pay for the first time*, says UNISON.
Members will be on strike between 8am and 5pm.
Thousands of Environment Agency workers in England will stop attending incidents such as floods, water pollution, spills, waste fires and fly-tipping in December and over Christmas, as they begin industrial action from today (Monday).
Environment Agency staff have voted overwhelmingly to strike over pay for the first time in the organisation’s 26-year history.
Environment Agency staff are being asked to vote for industrial action in a ballot that could see the first strike over pay in the organisation’s 26-year history.
UNISON members working for the Environment Agency (EA) are being consulted on the latest pay offer, with the union recommending that they reject the employer’s offer of 2%, plus a £345 one-off consolidated payment, and take part in industrial action to seek improvements.
A maximum of 3% is ‘woefully inadequate’ for staff amid cost-of-living crisis, says UNISON.
The threat of industrial action is looming at the Environment Agency after it decided to force a below inflation pay rise on its 10,000 staff earlier this year.