Britain prepared for one million public sector workers to strike over pay freeze

LONDON: On Thursday, Britain prepared for one million public sector workers to strike over pay freezes and spending cuts, as the prime minister vowed to modify the law to limit strikes

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Civil servants – teachers, firefighters and transport workers among others are required to put on picket lines and march across London to protest the policies of the Conservative-led alliance government.

David Cameron Prime Minister stated he would add a promise to impose minimal gathering thresholds on strike ballots in his manifesto for the 2015 election.

The government froze public sector salaries in 2010 and limited pay rises to one percent in 2012. Unions speak this means that salaries cannot touched with lifting up living costs.

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