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Lufthansa pilots show their power in Germany

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

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.

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.

Scotrail guards set to strike

16 February 2010
More than 550 guards and drivers at First Scotrail will strike this Saturday against plans to impose driver-only trains on the new Airdrie-Bathgate line.

European bosses up the pressure

16 February 2010
The pressure on Greek workers intensified in the days following last week’s strike.

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.

Forward to a general strike in Greece

16 February 2010
There is a lot of anger among workers here. This was to be expected in a country that had put up fierce resistance to attacks by the previous Tory government.

Leeds University workers set strike dates

13 February 2010
Lecturers at Leeds University have set three days of strike action.

Vote for national civil service workers’ strike

09 February 2010
Strike ballot papers arrived at the homes of more than 270,000 civil service workers last week. The workers’ PCS union is urging them to vote yes to defend their redundancy rights and jobs, and oppose privatisation.

Support the Fujitsu workers

09 February 2010
The planned strike at the Fujitsu Services IT company did not take place on Monday of this week.

Greek workers won’t pay for bosses’ crisis

09 February 2010
Workers across Greece’s public sector are set to strike over cuts on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

Kirklees council strike vote

09 February 2010
Unison Union members at Kirklees council, West Yorkshire, have voted for an industrial action ballot after the council reneged on key single status agreements.

General strike in Turkey

09 February 2010
Five Turkish trade union federations held a one-day general strike in solidarity with 12,000 Tekel workers on Thursday of last week.

Signalling resistance on London Underground

09 February 2010
A strike by 750 signal workers caused major disruption on London Underground last week.

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