Industrial action vote follows offer of 2% – well below Agenda for Change agreement – for workers transferred to NHS subco
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys trust becomes latest to abandon plans to transfer staff to private wholly owned subsidiary company
UNISON warns that outsourcing hospital staff will create two-tier workforce as trust starts a month of consultations
Packed Teesside meeting highlights health staff’s anger and worry of plans to hand them over to a private company
Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity
Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise
Trust announced that it has scrapped plans to create a wholly-owned subsidiary after angry response at staff meetings
Our union will stand by all of those striking today, and anyone else who ends up in the same position. We need to knock back the misguided and dangerous Subco principle before it takes root.