WA's prison officers have not ruled out further strike action if the latest negotiations with the State Government do not bring an improved pay offer.
The prison officer's union will return to the negotiating table tomorrow morning, after 2000 members called a snap 24-hour strike on Friday morning after wage talks with the State Government stalled.
Only skeleton staff worked at 13 public prisons across the State, manning the perimeters of the facilities, but officers refused to transport prisoners to court.
The action caused widespread disruption in Perth's courts.
"We will be expecting something to change, and hope they can indicate to us they can put a better offer on the table," said union secretary John Welch.
"We will have to consider where to from there, and there will be considerable concern from our members if we took industrial action and there is nothing on the table.
"Why then would they not want to look at further action, if they feel they had not had the impact they would have liked to."
Members want the same 14 per cent over three years pay rise that Australian Nurses Federation members extracted from Premier Colin Barnett, despite the State Government being in caretaker mode ahead of the March 9 election.The prison officers have been offered nine per cent over the same period.
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