Strikes at Barnet Council, Newsquest, Remploy

Submitted by Matthew on 1 February, 2012 - 2:02

Members of Barnet Unison local government branch will take their fourth one-day strike on Thursday 9 February against mass privatisation at the council.

Please send messages of support to the strikers to
and follow the branch on Twitter: @barnet_unison.

NUJ members in the Newsquest South Essex chapel have started a work-to-rule and will take three days strike action on 13-15 February. They are protesting against a pay freeze and standardised — delayed — pay review date. Newsquest North Essex have also voted for industrial action.

Remploy workers at sites in Chesterfield and Glasgow struck on Thursday 26 January against a two-tier workforce plan.

For more on the Remploy strikes, see here.