Midlands: health boss to get pay increase while workers face pay cut

Unison demonstration in Wolverhampton

Hospital workers in Leicestershire were shocked and outraged by the news that interim Chief Executive for the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Derek Smith, will be paid £100,000 for three months work. Meanwhile, Wolverhampton healthworkers face a pay cut.

Coventry council strike intensifies

Workers at Coventry Council, including school admissions officers and street cleaners began a two week strike today.

UK: Bus drivers to come out over pay

With pay stagnating and conditions under constant review by management bus workers in the Midlands have voted three to one in favour of industrial action.