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Unison: 78% of voters say 'yes' to strike
Members of UNISON, the UK's largest union, have today voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action to protect their pensions.
The union balloted members including nurses, teaching assistants, social workers, care assistants, paramedics, police staff, school dinner ladies, probation workers and cleaners.
Overall Yes: 245,358 ; No: 70,253
Local Government (Including Scotland)
76% in favour - Turnout 30%
NHS (including Scotland)
Yes 73,930 No 15,753
82% in favour - Turnout 25%