Council warns of strike disruption

Council warns of strike disruption

Council warns of strike disruption

First published in Local News

BASILDON Council has warned its services could be affected when staff strike next week.

Although it plans as normal a day as possible, it says some servives could be hit.

A council spokesman, said: “While we will do our best to ensure disruption is kept to a minimum, delivery of some services on the daymay not be possible. Inmost cases, we will not know with certainty which services will be affected until the day of the strike, but as soon as we have any information, it will be posted on the council’s website.

“As it may take longer than usual for calls to the council to be answered on Thursday, and as fewer staff may be available to offer face-to-face assistance, where possible residents are asked to make use of the website to make payments, submit application forms or report issues.

“Residents are also advised to put their rubbish out as usual by 7.30am, as we will be unable to assess the level of disruption until Thursday morning. “If we are unable to carry out collections, full details about changes to collection days will be published on the council’s website, www.

basildon.gov.uk”

Public sector workers from a number of unions are striking across the country over a 1 per cent pay offer.

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7:16am Mon 7 Jul 14

Nowthatsworthknowing says...

It's during such times, of a strike, that people working within the council might realise their value ;)
It's during such times, of a strike, that people working within the council might realise their value ;) Nowthatsworthknowing
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9:04am Mon 7 Jul 14

essex_al says...

Will we actually notice if the council staff go on strike? I doubt it.
Will we actually notice if the council staff go on strike? I doubt it. essex_al
  • Score: 4

10:02am Mon 7 Jul 14

Audioman says...

What SERVICES then
What SERVICES then Audioman
  • Score: 3

5:06pm Mon 7 Jul 14

cropped hero says...

Sorry, I thought that the strike had already taken place.
Sorry, I thought that the strike had already taken place. cropped hero
  • Score: 0

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