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Royal Mail festive “truce” – for now

20 December 2023

Royal Mail workers have called off industrial action over Christmas and the New Year. CWU, their union said there was enough progress to call a “truce” over the holiday period.

Cruise operator withdraws conditions threat

1 December 2023

Cruise operator Carnival quickly withdrew an apparent threat to fire and rehire over 900 maritime professionals. After urgent negotiations with their union, the company confirmed it will not do so.

Northern Trains - progress on guards

11 February 2019

RMT members on Northern Trains look to have brought their two-year dispute over guards on trains to a successful conclusion. Talks will now take place to put an agreement into practice.

Surrey bus drivers ballot for action

6 May 2015

More than 100 bus drivers working for Abellio Surrey at its Byfleet depot are being balloted for strike action in a dispute over pay and conditions.

Barnsley College workers strike for conditions

3 April 2015

Barnsley College workers are in dispute over restructuring plans that will bring worse pay and conditions. A series of strikes restarted with four more days' action in the week ending 20 March.