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Notting Hill housing workers strike

02 March 2010
Trade union members at the Notting Hill Housing Group have voted to strike over changes to terms and conditions.

A tradition of militancy remains

02 March 2010
The defeat of the miners’ Strike did not bring an end to class struggle.

Unite needs to name strike dates at British Airways

02 March 2010
Over 1,000 British Airways workers made their way to Kempton Park racecourse for a mass meeting on Thursday of last week.

Workers in Glasgow museums, galleries and libraries balloted

02 March 2010
Unison members working in museums, galleries and libraries across Glasgow are to vote on strike action.

Fujitsu workers accept offer

02 March 2010
Around 80 percent of Fujitsu workers have voted to accept the latest offer from management. This follows ten strike days by Unite members.

Civil service workers set to strike on 8 and 9 March

25 February 2010
The battle is on to stop an assault on civil service workers.

Leeds education strike suspended

24 February 2010
The University of Leeds UCU lecturers’ union has suspended strike action planned for Thursday.

General strike shuts down Greece

24 February 2010
The usually bustling pavements of central Athens are almost deserted today.

Letters

23 February 2010
Letters

Turn anger in the civil service into action

23 February 2010
The result of a strike ballot of over 270,000 members of the PCS civil service workers’ union over redundancy rights was to be announced this week.

Bus drivers strike in Wales for a pay rise

23 February 2010
Bus drivers in North Wales have voted by 77 percent for strikes.

Refinery workers demand a Total victory in France

23 February 2010
More than half of France’s oil refineries were on strike as Socialist Worker went to press.

Milford Haven workers suspend strikes

23 February 2010
Workers in the Unite union at Milford Haven port in South Wales suspended a strike set for Tuesday of this week.

Lufthansa pilots show their power in Germany

23 February 2010
A strike by German Lufthansa airline pilots stopped more than 800 flights on Monday.

Courageous strike ends at Premier Foods

22 February 2010
Members of the Unite union at Premier Foods in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, voted last Friday to end their strike action and return to work.

BA cabin crew vote for strike action

22 February 2010
Cabin crew workers at British Airways have voted overwhelmingly for strike action against attacks on their jobs, pay and conditions.

Spread the education fightback

16 February 2010
Lecturers in higher education (HE) met for a special sector union conference on Thursday of last week. They voted overwhelmingly for a co-ordinated strike ballot across all HE institutions to defend jobs.

Polyflor: We’re workers, not doormats

16 February 2010
Workers at vinyl flooring manufacturer Polyflor Ltd are to vote on strike action after rejecting a revised pay offer.

BA bosses lash out as strike vote draws closer

16 February 2010
British Airways (BA) has suspended 20 cabin crew workers after they made comments on social networking website Facebook.

Premier Foods workers in Wisbech continue to strike for fair pay

16 February 2010
Around 250 workers at Premier Foods cannery in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, struck on Thursday and Friday of last week and on Tuesday of this week over pay.

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