Birmingham to scrap controversial care service reorganisation

By Martin Ford | 16 May 2019

A long-running industrial dispute between Birmingham City Council and care workers is expected to end after reorganisation plans were dropped.

The council dropped plans to reorganise its enablement homecare service, which would have resulted in reduced hours and redundancies, after they sparked a dispute with trade union Unison.

There have been 82 days of strike action over the last two years.

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