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RESULT: One Professional Service Restructure: Consultative Ballot on Industrial Action

11 February 2019

The results of the SOAS UNISON Consultative Ballot on Industrial Action gave a resounding mandate for industrial action with 97.62% voting for strike action out of a turnout of 77.06% in the event compulsory redundancies result from the One Professional Service Restructure process.

The result of the SOAS UNISON OPS Consultative Ballot was as follows:

Total ballots distributed: 218

Total number of ballots returned: 168

Percentage voting of those balloted: 77.06%

Total voting Yes to strike action in the event of compulsory redundancies: 164

Percentage Voting Yes of those who voted: 97.62%

Total voting No to strike action in the event of compulsory redundancies: 4

Percentage Voting No of those who voted: 2.38%

Percentage Voting Yes of all those entitled to vote: 75.23% (164 of 218)

A summary of the above will be sent out to members on Monday as a joint email from both UCU and UNISON branches.