Hovis bakery workers have ended their strike with an agreement that agency labour “will only be used when there is insufficient commitment by employees to work overtime and banked hours.”
Strikes and lock-outs
Firefighters in England and Wales take strike action on Wednesday 25 September in response to government attacks on firefighters’ pensions which would see them pay more, work longer and receive reduced benefits on retirement.
The government has promised that the privatisation of Royal Mail will take place “within weeks”.
On 7 June, the University of Liverpool ended normal negotiations on a new harmonised contract for professional, administrative and specialist technical staff and announced that S188 dismissals [mass r
On 1 October, members of teaching unions NUT and NASUWT will strike for one day in about one third of the country — including Yorkshire, the Midlands, and the Eastern region of England.
Unite members in the Ineos oil refinery in Grangemouth are voting on whether to take industrial action in defence of senior shop steward Stevie Deans. Unite is calling for a ‘yes’ vote.
Police have attempted to break up picket lines at the Hovis factory in Wigan where workers are striking against the use of zero-hour contracts.
Firefighters in England and Wales will strike on Wednesday 25 September after governments in Westminster and Cardiff refused to budge in the pensions dispute with the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).
According to official figures, participation in the strike by Greek teachers on 16 September was over 90%.
Unison is balloting its members in Higher Education for strikes to win pay increases.