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Talking struggle by the seaside

02 July 2013
Trade unionists in Sussex were set to hold a conference on building the fightback on Saturday of this week.

South London bin strike put on hold

02 July 2013
Refuse workers in Bromley and Croydon, south east London, have put their strike “on hold” for talks at the Acas conciliation service.

Leeds social housing workers’ cuts anger

02 July 2013
Workers who maintain social housing in Leeds are being balloted for industrial action.

Runcorn construction workers walkout against bullying

25 June 2013
Around 670 construction workers downed tools unofficially at Runcorn Thermal Power Station on Friday of last week.

South east London bin workers set to strike for three days

25 June 2013
Refuse workers in two south east London councils are set to walk out from Tuesday to Thursday of next week for better pay.

Cleaners picket at prince's RAF visit

25 June 2013
Around 240 workers struck for better wages at eight RAF bases on Thursday of last week. They are members of the Unite and GMB unions employed by ISS to provide food and cleaning services.

Brick battle ends after three months

25 June 2013
Thirteen kiln workers in the Unite and GMB unions returned to work at Hanson Brick in Whittlesea, near Peterborough, this week.

Yorks ambulance strike called off for Acas talks

25 June 2013
The Unite union called off a planned strike of Yorkshire Ambulance workers on Saturday of last week for talks with bosses at the Acas conciliation service.

Heathrow cargo workers want pay strike

25 June 2013
Workers at Menzies World Cargo in Heathrow airport have voted overwhelmingly to strike against a two year pay freeze. They are members of the Unite union working in cargo and airside trucking.

More action could have won more

18 June 2013
Mid-Yorkshire medical secretaries and admin workers have won a partial victory in their fight against wage cuts and job losses

Yorkshire ambulance walkout on strike

11 June 2013
Ambulance workers in Yorkshire are out on strike against de-skilling and the de-recognition of their Unite union

Housing workers at Equinox Care strike

04 June 2013
Housing workers at Equinox Care sites in London struck on Wednesday of last week.

97 percent proof of strike support at Coors brewery

04 June 2013
97 percent proof of strike support at Coors brewery

Isle of Man buses strike against wage cuts

04 June 2013
Isle of Man buses strike against wage cuts

Yorkshire ambulance strike against deskilling

28 May 2013
Some 500 Yorkshire Ambulance Service workers in Unite union were set to strike again from noon to midnight on Friday of next week. 

Drivers begin 12 days of action

28 May 2013
Bus drivers in the Unite union working for Bus Vannin on the Isle of Man began a 12-day strike on Saturday of last week. They are fighting wage cuts of up to £3,000 per year.

Manchester airport cleaners show their might

28 May 2013
Cleaners employed by Mitie at Manchester airport struck for the second time in a month on Friday of last week, against a £90 a month pay cut.

2 Sisters bosses plan to close West Midlands factories

28 May 2013
Bosses of 2 Sisters Food Group have begun consultation to close the five West Midlands sites where more than 1,200 workers struck in December of last year. It was a solid action with hundreds on picket lines.

Coors brewery in Burton expects a round of strikes

28 May 2013
Workers at the Molson Coors brewery in Burton-on-Trent are expected to vote for strikes this week.

Council workers protest in South Gloucestershire

28 May 2013
Around 200 workers in the Unison and Unite unions from South Gloucestershire council protested last week against attacks on their conditions. 

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