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Airport strike fights ‘fire and rehire’ plan

Airport strike fights ‘fire and rehire’ plan Workers at London Heathrow Airport struck on Tuesday against bosses’ plans to blackmail them into accepting pay cuts.

Fighting for jobs and pay at Heathrow and Rolls-Royce

Fighting for jobs and pay at Heathrow and Rolls-Royce Workers at Heathrow Airport Ltd are set to strike in a dispute over plans to fire and rehire 4,000 workers on vastly reduced pay. Strikes to save jobs continue at Rolls-Royce.

Fights for jobs by tanker drivers and at Rolls-Royce

Fights for jobs by tanker drivers and at Rolls-Royce Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over job cuts.

Belarus revolt faces new repression, but threatens general strike

Belarus revolt faces new repression, but threatens general strike The revolt in Belarus is at a crossroads after more than two months of mass protests and strikes against president Aleksander Lukashenko

Heathrow prepares mass ‘fire and rehire’ to force through pay cuts

Heathrow prepares mass ‘fire and rehire’ to force through pay cuts Heathrow Airport Holdings (HAL) has told workers they must take pay cuts of up to 20 percent or face mass job losses.

Fightback can ground major attacks at Heathrow airport

Fightback can ground major attacks at Heathrow airport Important disputes are on at Heathrow Airport Limited, Menzies, and Heathrow Express

Workplace roundup: strike call at The Doctors Laboratory+Mcr airport+The Grange+The Giant agency

12 May 2020
Medical couriers that transport Covid-19 samples on behalf of NHS pathology contractor The Doctors Laboratory (TDL) are to ballot for strikes.

Activists celebrate ruling against Heathrow third runway—but prepare to fight on

28 February 2020
Activists were celebrating on Thursday after plans against Heathrow Airport expansion were blocked in a dramatic court ruling

Reports round-up—Two strikes at Heathrow and Rail Gourmet walkout

21 January 2020
Two strikes at Heathrow?

Extinction Rebellion protesters take on aviation industry with occupation at London City Airport

10 October 2019
Climate protesters occupied London City Airport

‘I was arrested for the crime of journalism at Heathrow’

19 September 2019
Trying to tell the truth about climate activism saw Guy Smallman seized by police

Pilots’ strike cancels flights

10 September 2019
A 48-hour strike by thousands of British Airways (BA) pilots was hugely effective

As the Tories talk air pollution - who’s really flying us to disaster?

29 July 2019
New ‘green’ plans from the Tories won’t tackle airline pollution. They are aimed at making ordinary people pay for climate change, writes Sarah Bates, yet it’s the rich that pollute the most

Hypocrites vote for the expansion of Heathrow

26 June 2018
Activists and residents have vowed to fight on against the catastrophic runway plans, writes Sarah Bates

Oppose the Tories’ poisonous plan for Heathrow expansion

10 June 2018
As the government has given the go ahead for a third runway at Heathrow airport, Sarah Bates examines the dangerous environmental and social cost

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.

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.

'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.

More action timetabled by British Airway workers against bosses’ punishment policy

06 June 2017
British Airways (BA) “mixed fleet” cabin crew are set to return to the picket lines after a three-month break.

Unite members deliver a sky-high vote for more strikes at British Airways

04 April 2017
British Airways (BA) “mixed fleet” cabin crew have voted resoundingly to strike in a second ballot.

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