action for the first time in 23 years, following the breakdown of pay talks
yesterday on behalf of 1.2 million employees in Europe's biggest bargaining group.
pay round, just 24 hours after an offer to NHS support staff of between 3.6%
and up to 8% for the lowest paid.
T&G national organiser Jack Dromey, chairman of the three-union trade union
side, said: 'Local government is on the brink of the first national
strike since the Winter of Discontent.'