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Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to hold a ballot in favour of strike action

Thursday, September 29th, 2022 12:00am

By Barbara Constable

A ballot has shown unanimous support for members of Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) GMB union to vote on striking over pay.

A ballot has shown unanimous support for members of Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) GMB union to vote on striking over pay.

There are around 1,500 YAS members and 90% were in favour of strike action following the governments 4% payrise which they say in real terms is a pay cut.

GMB official Deanne Ferguson said: “Ambulance staff should not be worrying about how they’ll heat their homes this winter or feed their families, whilst carrying out a crucial service across our communities.”

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