Unison strike by cleaners at Kinsley Academy

School cleaners are on strike today over changes to their contracts by the private company which employs them.

Tuesday, 6th September 2016, 11:31 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th September 2016, 2:14 pm

Public sector union Unison said three female cleaners at Kinsley Academy have had their pay cut from £7.85 per hour to £7.20 by Barnsley-based C&D Cleaning Group.

The cleaners are also in dispute with the company over cuts to their sick pay and holiday entitlement, Unison said. An indefinte strike started today.

C&D Cleaning has declined to comment on the claims by Unison.