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Strike means Total shut down of rigs

07 August 2018
Workers began a 24-hour strike on three of energy multinational Total’s North Sea oil platforms.

Union staff stage a walkout

24 July 2018
GMB and Unite union members working for the ATL section of the NEU union struck on Thursday of last week.

Supertram workers say no to paltry deal

24 July 2018
Workers on the Supertram in Sheffield struck for 72 hours from Thursday of last week. It was the latest action in their fight for decent pay.

Local government round up: Kirkless bin workers have bosses on the run

17 July 2018
in workers in Kirklees, west Yorkshire are tentatively celebrating a union victory after management agreed to all their demands.

Reports round up: Protest for fair tips at TGI Fridays

10 July 2018
Swansea postal workers ballot

Kirklees bin workers vote for all-out strikes

06 July 2018
Striking bin workers in Kirklees, west Yorkshire have voted for all-out strikes in their fight for fairer working conditions.

Unite members debate Brexit, racism and defending migrants at conference

03 July 2018
Delegates at the Unite union conference in Brighton this week debated Brexit, jobs, the Labour Party and racism.

Reports round up: Labour’s housing trouble in Haringey

03 July 2018
The left wing leadership of Labour-run Haringey council has come under fire for its treatment of people living on the Broadwater Farm estate.

Wigan hospital workers strike against outsourcing and privatisation

28 June 2018
Hundreds of hospital workers across Wigan took to picket lines on Thursday after bosses agreed to push ahead with plans to outsource 900 jobs.

Hundreds of Wigan health workers plan to escalate strikes against outsourcing

19 June 2018
Hundreds of health workers resisting the threat of outsourcing in Wigan borough plan to launch a five-day strike from Thursday of next week.

Reports round up: 200 march to demand Orgreave inquiry

19 June 2018
Baggage handlers and ground crew at London Gatwick Airport have scored a pay victory following their strike in March.

Confident mood on big picket line as Wigan NHS staff strike against outsourcing

08 June 2018
Confidence reigned on the picket lines as hospital workers across Wigan Borough began their second 48-hour walkout on Friday.

Workers at TGI Fridays feel tip top after strike

05 June 2018
Workers at four branches of the TGI Fridays restaurant chain struck last Friday.

What was decided at UCU conference—when delegates got the chance

05 June 2018
 

UCU delegates defy bureaucrats’ games and vote to debate motions criticising Sally Hunt

31 May 2018
Delegates to the UCU union's annual congress defied the leadership on Wednesday by voting in favour of debating two motions critical of general secretary Sally Hunt.

UCU conference rocked by bureaucratic manoeuvres and staff walkout

30 May 2018
A national union conference was thrown into chaos on Wednesday after manoeuvres by the union leadership.

Transport workers at Luton airport strike, other strikes postponed

29 May 2018
Workers employed by Clece Care Services, which provides transport assistance at Luton airport to passengers with reduced mobility, struck on Monday and Tuesday.

Reports round up - Bridgman workers show bosses the door

29 May 2018
 

More sites strike after TGI Fridays seizes tips

29 May 2018
Workers at four TGI Fridays stores struck on Friday of last week in their dispute over tips and pay.

Wigan NHS workers strike back against the outsourcers

23 May 2018
Hundreds of the lowest-paid hospital workers took to the picket lines across Wigan on Wednesday. It marked the first day of a 48-hour strike by Unison and Unite union members against outsourcing.

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