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British Gas strikers reject insulting offer and return to picket lines

05 March 2021
British Gas strikers have voted overwhelmingly to continue their strikes against bosses’ fire and rehire plans and returned to the picket lines on Friday.

British Gas bosses’ new offer is just ‘rehash’ of old proposals say strikers

26 February 2021
Around 7,000 British Gas strikers returned to the picket lines on Friday after bosses offered them a new contract that was just a “rehash” of old proposals.

Step up the action to win British Gas strike

22 February 2021
Around 7,000 striking British Gas workers have headed back to picket lines after negotiations with the company broke down. 

British Gas workers fear new talks are bosses’ ‘stalling tactic’ after strikes called off

12 February 2021
Some British Gas workers are worried after the GMB union called off strikes for talks on Friday.

Turn up heat on bosses to win British Gas strike

07 February 2021
Over 7,000 British Gas strikers took their 15th day of strikes this year on Sunday.

British Gas strikers are resolute

02 February 2021
Every trade unionist should support the strikers and invite speakers to online union meetings.

British Gas workers strike for a ninth day

29 January 2021
British Gas workers took to picket lines and organised protests on their ninth day of strikes on Friday.

British Gas workers return to strikes to beat back bosses’ assault

28 January 2021
The new contract means an hourly rate 15 percent lower than agreed rates

‘Bosses made a mistake picking on us,’ say British Gas workers ahead of further strikes

24 January 2021
Thousands of British Gas workers are preparing for another week of strikes in their fight against bosses’ fire and rehire plans.

British Gas workers take to picket lines over ‘fire and rehire’

20 January 2021
British Gas workers burnt new contracts on Wednesday as they began a fresh round of strikes

‘Fire and rehire will be the norm if we don’t fight,’ says British Gas striker

19 January 2021
Thousands of British Gas workers were set to strike on Wednesday and Friday this week, and Monday next week.

British Gas workers begin strike to stop fire and rehire assault on conditions

07 January 2021
Centrica, British Gas’s parent company, wants to cut pay, terms and conditions by firing workers and rehiring them on the worse contracts

Reports round-up: British Gas strike fuelled by fire and rehire attacks on workers

05 January 2021
Over 7,000 British Gas workers were set to walk out over bosses’ “fire and rehire” plans on Thursday of this week

British Gas workers to launch strike ballot against fire and rehire

24 November 2020
Workers at British Gas are to hold a strike ballot over the threat to fire and rehire 20,000 people.

Resistance to ‘fire and rehire’ threat at BA and British Gas

25 August 2020
British Airways (BA) workers could be moving closer to strikes to defend their jobs, wages and redundancy pay.

Letters—British Gas is driving down our wages to boost profits

17 September 2019
I’m writing on behalf of my colleagues from British Gas. British Gas sells energy and mechanical services.

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