A hospital trust in the north west has dropped plans to transfer hundreds of non-clinical staff into a subsidiary company, after a financial deal was struck with the local authority.
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh FT has cancelled its plan to transfer more than 900 workers, including porters, cleaners and catering staff, into a wholly owned subsidiary, WWL Solutions.
Staff have taken strike action over the plans, but Wigan Council has now offered the trust a one off payment of around £2m to cancel the plan…..read more
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