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School kitchen staff in Hackney to strike over pay

20 June 2007
Kitchen staff at Haggerston School in Hackney, north London, are set to strike on Wednesday of next week over pay.

How the CWU can build solidarity across the unions

20 June 2007
Since we announced the strike result in the CWU postal workers' union, I have had lots of invitations to speak at meetings in other public sector unions to explain our dispute and build solidarity.

Political crisis in ANC and SACP flows from South African general strike

20 June 2007
The strike by nearly one million South African public sector workers is having massive political implications. Cosatu union federation members have struck for three weeks demanding a 12 percent pay rise.

Unison local government conference votes to fight over pay

20 June 2007
Local government workers in the Unison union took a major step towards a strike over the public sector pay cuts this week when their service group conference voted overwhelmingly for coordinated action over pay.

Unofficial strike at Rosyth dockyard

20 June 2007
Hundreds of workers at the Babcock dockyard in Rosyth in Fife, took unofficial strike action on Wednesday of last week in protest at management’s attacks on their pensions.

Reports round-up

20 June 2007
Leeds strike over redundancies Teachers and support staff at Fountain Primary school in Morley, Leeds, held a one-day strike on Wednesday of last week.

Hamas’s victory in Gaza is a blow to Bush’s plans

20 June 2007
The stunning military victory by the Palestinian Hamas movement over the rival Fatah organisation in the Gaza Strip last week was a strike against imperialism in the Middle East.

Postal strikes break out in Derbyshire, Luton and Somerset

12 June 2007
Postal workers in Heanor, Derbyshire, are to strike for seven days from next Monday, 18 June.

Socialist Worker workplace sales are a winner

12 June 2007
Socialist Worker supporters have thrown themselves into building support for the postal workers who have voted to take strike action.

Roadchef workers ballot for strike over transport

12 June 2007
Migrant workers at Roadchef are balloting for strike action after the company threatened to withdraw transport to an M3 service station which has only motorway access and no public transport links.

Pay: the fight is on... and this is why

12 June 2007
Postal workers have voted by three to one to strike over pay, conditions and to defend a public service.

Iraqi oil workers defy threats to win strike

12 June 2007
Iraqi oil workers have won a victory in their strike against the US-backed government.

89% vote for pay strike in Breckland council

12 June 2007
A series of one-day strikes could hit Breckland council in Norfolk.

South Africa's strike movement provokes political crisis

12 June 2007
The strikes which have swept South Africa for two weeks are causing a deep political crisis – and there may be much more to come.

Solid strike at Harlow college

12 June 2007
Lecturers at Harlow college took three days of strike action on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week in their ongoing fight against the imposition of a new, unnegotiated college plan.

Prospect union conference: ‘Our strike halted military shipping’

12 June 2007
Delegates at Prospect’s special union conference last week broke into cheers when Nick Wadge, a delegate from Plymouth’s dockyards, described how a recent 24-hour strike had halted the movement of all military vessels in the docks.

Roadchef workers ballot for strike as transport is cut

07 June 2007
Migrant workers at Roadchef are balloting for strike action after the company threat to withdraw to the M3 service station with motorway only access and no public transport links.

Strike looms at Breckland council services

07 June 2007
A series of one-day strikes could hit Breckland council in Norfolk.

Health and safety strike at Dragon Liquefied Natural Gas terminal

07 June 2007
A thousand construction workers are on strike at the Dragon Liquefied Natural Gas terminal site in Waterston, Milford Haven, Wales.

Postal workers vote for national strike action

07 June 2007
Postal workers across Britain in all sectors of the industry have voted overwhelmingly for a strike to defend their living standards and the postal service.

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