Homeopathy practitioners working for the NHS have voted underwhelming to strike over proposed pension reform. Currently practitioners save for their estimated 25 years of retirement, by contributing 0.02% of their annual salary. However the Government is now asking them to ‘increase their dilution’ to 0.04%.
Critics have said the turnout for strike ballot was too low to make the action legal. However Angela Blue-sky, head of The Homeopathy Union explained “we wanted to ballot our membership of over 3000 practitioners over possible action, but to send the loudest message to the government we decided to ask just one member for maximum effect.” Continue reading