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Spread Fawley fightback

29 August 2017
Canteen workers employed by Baxterstorey at the Esso Fawley Refinery near Southampton struck over pay

Argos strikes have the bosses worried

29 August 2017
Workers at Argos distribution centres entered the third week of their three-week strike

Reports round up: anti-fracking campaigners plan demo in North Yorks

29 August 2017
Anti-fracking groups in North Yorkshire plan a demonstration I Manufacturing workers strike in Manchester I Anti-fascist protests I Bank Holiday bus strike l High Wycombe Pride

Escalation can break impasse in BA cabin crew battle

29 August 2017
Striking British Airways (BA) cabin crew conclude their current wave of strikes this week in a “pause for peace”.

Barts health dispute at critical stage

22 August 2017
The fight by outsourced health workers in east London against multinational Serco is at a critical stage.

Reports round-up: Peace activists won’t be intimidated by cops at Menwith Hill

22 August 2017
Also: London bus control workers to strike | Council workers ballot in Coventry | Rashan Charles inquest delayed | Sellafield bosses ban meeting ahead of ballot

Signed, sealed, delivered - Argos workers strike

17 August 2017
A strike by Unite union members at Argos' distribution centres is hitting hard.

BA cabin crew hold surprise protest outside Heathrow bosses' offices

16 August 2017
Striking British Airways (BA) cabin crew went on the offensive today, Wednesday, with a surprise protest at the offices of Heathrow Airport Ltd.

Council chiefs ‘outdone’ as workers score victory in Birmingham bins dispute

16 August 2017
Through a sustained and escalating series of strikes, refuse workers in Birmingham have stopped the Labour council’s attack on their terms and conditions.

Builders demand equality

15 August 2017
Up to 100 construction workers in the GMB and Unite unions were joined by supporters at King George Dock in Hull on Monday to protest for equal pay

Action at Argos comes just in time

15 August 2017
Workers at Argos distribution centres began a three-week strike on Tuesday, demanding guarantees over redundancy and severance packages.

BA bosses under pressure as cabin crew dig in with another two-week strike

13 August 2017
British Airways (BA) cabin crew are digging in for the next two weeks in their ongoing strike—and underneath bosses' carefully maintained facade of normality their action is taking a toll.

No bin collections in eight weeks for some as Birmingham strike escalates

11 August 2017
Refuse workers in Birmingham are stepping up their action today, Friday, with a new strike timetable that even bosses say will bring bin collections to a halt.

Birmingham refuse workers need solidarity in fight against cuts and in defence of union

03 August 2017
Refuse collectors in Birmingham are on strike for the fifth week against a Labour council's plan to tear up their agreed working conditions.

Striking workers protest against bosses in London as pay fights hot up

03 August 2017
Chants of “low pay—no way” rang out in the City of London financial district today, Thursday, as workers from three disputes took to the streets.

BA cabin crew will not be conned by brutish bosses

01 August 2017
Striking cabin crew have squeezed their first concession out of intransigent British Airways (BA) bosses—and refuse to be conned back to work.

Stop Mark Carney laughing all the way to the Bank

01 August 2017
Workers picketed the Bank of England wearing masks of its rich governor Mark Carney this Tuesday as they began a three-day strike for better pay.

Reports round-up: HMRC workers protest against the pay cap

01 August 2017
Also: Demo against Trump | Strike vote at Chivas | Picturehouse ready for new strikes | Ballot at Coventry children's services | Post Office pay ballot | Conviction overturned for nuclear protesters

LETTERS: To defend jobs and the planet, our unions must do better

31 July 2017
Unite union assistant general secretary Tony Burke praised the car industry, especially the “close working relationship” between employers and union.

'The tide is turning' - BA striker speaks out about aviation industry's longest running strike

28 July 2017
As of Friday British Airways (BA) cabin crew have struck for 70 days. The current four-week strike is set to run to 15 August.

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