Police staff strike set for 23 January 2015 January 16th, 2015 admin Latest News Shares Comments UNISON police staff strike set for 23 January UNISON police staff members working in forces in England and Wales* are to stage a 24-hour strike starting at 07.00 hours on Friday 23 January unless a pay deal can be reached with the employers. This would be followed by a month of action short of strike action. UNISON members in the police service work in jobs such as 999 call takers, police community supportofficers, scenes of crime officers, fingerprint experts, financial investigators, detention officers, crime reduction officers, crime analysts, enquiry desk officers, trainers, criminal justice clerks, and a wide range of vital operational and organisational support roles. The initial strike planned for Monday 22 December 2014 was suspended to allow further negotiations between the union and the employers. The suspension also meant that the month-long ban on voluntary overtime was withdrawn UNISON national officer Ben Priestley said: “Industrial action is a last resort and the initial talks with the employers were encouraging. “We are hopeful that we can resolve the dispute and avoid any disruption. “The rules around industrial action mean we have had to call another strike day to ensure we are still able to take strike action should the talks break down.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews Related Comments comments!