Fire Brigades Union
There is a growing anger over pay in many areas, but particularly in the public sector. NUT members have taken industrial action in London, and the lecturers' union NATFHE nationally. The FBU looks on course to take action and RMT Tube members are being balloted. We should use this mood to co-ordinate union action and build Public Sector Alliances. It may even be possible to organise coordinated one-day strike action across a number of unions.
Solidarity 3/9 - 25th June 2002Council workers, firefighters, tube workers, train conductors, lecturers, air traffic controllers...
Unions start to fight back
Link the struggles!
Firefighters demonstrate. London local government workers, members of UNISON, strike for two days, and British Museum workers and South Bank University lecturers for one day each. The Tube union RMT prepares to ballot for renewed strike action about privatisation, and local government workers across the country - TGWU and GMB as well as UNISON - ballot for action in a national pay dispute distinct from the London weighting dispute they have struck over.