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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.

Coordinated air strikes can ground the bosses’ attacks at London Luton Airport

22 May 2018
Workers at London Luton airport are preparing to deliver a devastating blow to bosses in their fight against poverty pay and poor conditions.

Sainsbury’s bosses under pressure over plans to slash wages

22 May 2018
Pressure is growing on supermarket bosses and their Tory backers as Sainsbury’s prepares to slash workers’ pay.

TGI Fridays restaurant strikers say bosses won’t divide them

18 May 2018
TGI Fridays workers and their supporters protested in Covent Garden, central London, on Friday. 

TGI Fridays workers to walk out this Friday

15 May 2018
Workers at TGI Fridays stores in Covent Garden, London and Milton Keynes were set to strike on Friday.

TGI Fridays workers to strike - but beware of divisions

08 May 2018
Workers at TGI Fridays restaurants in Milton Keynes and Covent Garden are set to strike on Friday 18 May. The workers’ Unite union has said strikes will continue “over consecutive Fridays during the summer.”

Reports round-up: Waste disposal walkout, Sam Hallam case and more

08 May 2018
Plus strike ballot in Carlisle tyre factor, and Virgin Media sack call centre workers

Reports round up: Trade unionists protest in Philip Hammond’s constituency

10 April 2018
Bromley indefinite strike continues

Aberdeen bus workers back an indefinite strike

10 April 2018
Bus drivers at First Aberdeen have voted to reject the company’s “final” offer and were set to begin an indefinite strike on Wednesday this week.

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