University staff strike on graduation day
Hundreds of staff from the University of Birmingham are taking strike action in a dispute over the living wage.
Caterers, cleaners, security guards and other support staff walked out yesterday demanding “better pay, equality, and improved working conditions”, Unison said.
It is the first of two consecutive days of action by union members, falling on the university's graduation days.
The university said it was "business as usual" on campus and that it has matched the voluntary living wage.
Unison said it expected about ... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...