Debate also hears calls for work to improve pay, terms and conditions for members
Food Standards Agency staff win better overtime rates, a commitment to industrial relations and respect for members
UNISON, which represents more than 500 meat inspectors, official veterinarians and support staff, is warning that the measures would place public health in grave danger
Today’s action was a shot across the bows that clearly shows the strength of feeling amongst our members in the FSA
Our members working as meat inspectors and official vets for the Food Standards Agency have been on picket lines across the country since first light
A strike by workers employed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) set down for next week will go ahead, after the FSA refused another offer by UNISON to try to settle the dispute through independent conciliation.
Meat inspectors, official veterinarians and support staff employed by the Food Standards Agency in England, Wales and Scotland are set to strike next week in a dispute over pay
Meat hygiene inspectors, vets and support staff employed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action, over a long running pay dispute.
63% of members vote for action; industrial action authorised
Meat inspectors need the support of the FSA to make sure meat is safe to eat