BRITISH AIRWAYS cabin crew are warning bosses that strike action over pay will continue throughout August if they refuse to negotiate.
The crew, who are members of the Unite union and are paid an average of £16,000 a year, say BA has reneged on pledges over pay by blocking...
Saturday 12th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
WORKERS at London’s internationally renowned National Gallery will protest tonight after a contractor reneged on a pledge to pay them the living wage.
Members of Civil Service union PCS staged 111 days of strike action in 2015 when bosses handed a contract to run visitor services...
Monday 13th Mar 2017
HUNDREDS of workers at hi-tech transnational Fujitsu in Manchester staged an 11th day of strike action yesterday in their struggle over pay, pensions and job security.
The 300 staff have repeatedly walked out since November after the company announced it would start laying workers off...
Saturday 14th Jan 2017
TALKS between Unite and British Airways are to be held today with the aim of averting strikes by cabin crew over Christmas.
Unite members are due to walk out on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a dispute over pay parity.
A conciliation service Acas spokesman said yesterday:...
Monday 19th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by John Millington in Swindon
Saturday 17th Dec 2016
CLEANERS and porters at Watford General Hospital are set to stage further protests next week in a dispute over pay, GMB announced yesterday.
The union said the workers receive less than the living wage of £8.45 an hour set by the Living Wage Foundation, rather than NHS rates of...
TALKS between disgraced Southern Rail and drivers’ union Aslef collapsed yesterday, meaning workers will go ahead with a planned 24-hour strike today.
The two parties met for a second day at conciliation service Acas to try to break a deadlock over driver-only trains.
Friday 16th Dec 2016
POSTIES’ union the CWU said last night that next week’s strike action is still on the cards after the Post Office refused to suspend its closure and franchising programme to allow negotiations.
Five days of strikes will begin on Monday including three from Crown Post...
Union furious over snub at Acas strike sitdown
Thursday 15th Dec 2016
A Christmas strike by drivers who deliver goods for retail giant Argos was suspended yesterday after the firm offered a new pay deal.
Unite union members employed by Wincanton were due to walk out for three days, but will now vote on an offer aimed at resolving the dispute.