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South Yorkshire Cadent gas workers to vote on strike after 4 per cent pay rise offer UK News

The GMB said its members at Cadent had turned down a 4% compensation offer, pointing out that it was well below RPI inflation of 7.8%.

Cadent distributes gas to 11 million homes and businesses in the North West, West Midlands, East Midlands, South Yorkshire, East England and North London.

Gary Carter, GMB Country Manager, said: “Like everyone across the country, the cost of living crisis is hitting Cadent workers hard.

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“Cadent has cut pay and conditions for new hires over the past few years and it has bitten them again.

“People are leaving and those who stay are fed up with low pay and poor conditions for skilled work.

“Cadet workers are not going to sit back and let their skills be devalued.

“They’re getting the gas flowing into people’s homes.

“It’s skilled and dangerous work and Cadent needs to value its employees and give them a better pay raise.”

Cadent was approached for comment.

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This notice was published: 2022-03-06 21:46:35

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