17 December 2022
Nurses held a national pay strike on 15 December, the first ever in the history of the Royal College of Nursing, with another to follow on the 20th. So far the government is avoiding meaningful negotiations.
10 December 2022
Government workers across several areas will be on strike this month for better pay. After years of pay restraint they have decided that they have little choice but to act.
10 December 2022
Workers at vinyl flooring manufacturer Polyflor in Bury, Manchester, have won a pay increase of 9 per cent plus two lump sums of £660 – after originally being offered just 2 per cent.
9 December 2022
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch has slammed the government for scuppering a deal which could have prevented rail strikes in the run-up to Christmas.
8 December 2022
Nurses are about to take strike action for better pay. This is a significant step and the first time the Royal College of Nursing has called a national strike.
29 November 2022
The government has failed to protect Newport Wafer Fab, Britain’s biggest silicon chip maker, putting a vital part of our technological infrastructure at risk.
27 November 2022
Three days of strike action are hitting virtually every university in the country, with action on 24, 25 and 30 November in the biggest walkout that the University and College Union has ever taken.
27 November 2022
Striking train drivers in 11 passenger rail companies brought most of England’s rail services to a standstill again on Saturday 26 November 2022.
22 November 2022
Administrative staff at the Instituto Cervantes centres in Britain – the Spanish government’s cultural centre abroad – took strike action for better pay and conditions on Friday 18 November.
17 November 2022
Rail workers, members of RMT, have voted overwhelmingly to continue industrial action to defend their living standards, jobs and working conditions.
27 October 2022
Workers in Bury at flooring manufacturer Polyflor are renewing their strike for better pay. The company’s improved offer is still below the level of inflation.
24 October 2022
The University and College Union has announced that over 70,000 university staff at 150 universities could strike after an overwhelming Yes vote for strike action in what it calls “two historic national ballots”.
23 October 2022
The rail disputes are now nearly six months old, and railway workers and their unions – led by RMT – are now resigned to a long-drawn-out campaign as they fight for the future of their jobs and their industry.
7 October 2022
Over 560 dockers at the Port of Liverpool have just completed the first two-week planned phase of their strike action over pay and conditions. Now more workers are set to join in with fresh action from 11 to 17 October.
6 October 2022
With criminal barristers ramping up their industrial action to all-out strike from the start of September, the government has made an improved offer to try to get the courts back to work in England and Wales.
27 September 2022
Thousands of lecturers at further education colleges in England are striking this week and next in a battle over pay in the biggest action ever taken by FE workers.
20 September 2022
Unions at aerospace and defence company Rolls-Royce are to ballot for industrial action after talks on pay broke down at the beginning of September.