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Thousands of British Gas workers let down by union

Thousands of British Gas workers let down by union The fight against bosses’ fire and rehire tactics requires a unified struggle argues Sophie Squire

Letters—British Gas workers suffer at hands of selfish bosses

Letters—British Gas workers suffer at hands of selfish bosses Over the last five years British Gas has dumped on employees from the highest height with countless business area closures, restructures, shift changes and wage freezes.

After British Gas sackings, unions must shift now

After British Gas sackings, unions must shift now This week saw the final sacking of British Gas workers who had refused a 15 percent pay cut and other assaults.

British Gas workers are victims of fire and rehire

British Gas workers are victims of fire and rehire Many British Gas workers have expressed their anger and sadness after being sacked this week.

Unions have to hit back after British Gas sackings

Unions have to hit back after British Gas sackings British Gas workers are furious and frustrated after receiving bosses’ final ultimatum to sign a punitive new contract or face the sack.

Urgent battle at British Gas for whole trade union movement

Urgent battle at British Gas for whole trade union movement The British trade union movement faces a severe challenge, and it must not back off.

All-out action can force back British Gas bosses

26 March 2021
The clock is running down on the British Gas dispute as workers face mass sackings in less than a week’s time.

Crunch time looms in British Gas battle

21 March 2021
The clock is ticking for British Gas workers on strike as the threat of being fired and rehired could become reality on 31 March.

What’s behind the surge in ‘fire and rehire’ attacks?

16 March 2021
Fire and rehire is a weapon bosses are using to attack workers. Sophie Squire looks at why it’s being used

Escalate strikes to beat back British Gas bosses

12 March 2021
British Gas workers began another solid four-day walkout on Friday in their long-running battle against fire and rehire.

British Gas strikers reject insulting offer and return to picket lines

05 March 2021
British Gas strikers have voted overwhelmingly to continue their strikes against bosses’ fire and rehire plans and returned to the picket lines on Friday.

British Gas bosses’ new offer is just ‘rehash’ of old proposals say strikers

26 February 2021
Around 7,000 British Gas strikers returned to the picket lines on Friday after bosses offered them a new contract that was just a “rehash” of old proposals.

Step up the action to win British Gas strike

22 February 2021
Around 7,000 striking British Gas workers have headed back to picket lines after negotiations with the company broke down. 

British Gas workers fear new talks are bosses’ ‘stalling tactic’ after strikes called off

12 February 2021
Some British Gas workers are worried after the GMB union called off strikes for talks on Friday.

Turn up heat on bosses to win British Gas strike

07 February 2021
Over 7,000 British Gas strikers took their 15th day of strikes this year on Sunday.

British Gas strikers are resolute

02 February 2021
Every trade unionist should support the strikers and invite speakers to online union meetings.

British Gas workers strike for a ninth day

29 January 2021
British Gas workers took to picket lines and organised protests on their ninth day of strikes on Friday.

British Gas workers return to strikes to beat back bosses’ assault

28 January 2021
The new contract means an hourly rate 15 percent lower than agreed rates

‘Bosses made a mistake picking on us,’ say British Gas workers ahead of further strikes

24 January 2021
Thousands of British Gas workers are preparing for another week of strikes in their fight against bosses’ fire and rehire plans.

British Gas workers take to picket lines over ‘fire and rehire’

20 January 2021
British Gas workers burnt new contracts on Wednesday as they began a fresh round of strikes

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