on-the-job action

Royal Mail strikes suspended for talks as work to rule continues

CWU General Secretary, Billy Hayes

Royal Mail and the CWU leadership announced the suspension of strike action for three weeks for talks. Meanwhile, on the job and unofficial action continues.

UK: Coca-Cola workers strike over pay

Wakefield Coca-Cola workers fight for their rights in Feb 2007

Workers at a Coca-Cola plant have begun a 48-hour strike, followed by an overtime ban, after rejecting a below-inflation pay rise.

Postal workers to escalate strike action

Striking postal workers demonstrate

Two weeks of continuous disruption will hit Royal Mail as rotating strike action is planned by the postal workers union CWU.

1977: The great Northampton General Hospital lie in

A short history of a successful example of creative direct action against healthcare rationing in a British hospital.

Trinidad: Nurses on work-to-rule

Public Services Association president Jennifer Baptiste-Primus

Nurses have been told to work to rule at medical institutions from today.

Bin workers fight cuts with unofficial work to rule

Rubbish piles up in Breckland

Refuse collectors in Breckland began taking on-the-job action on Monday in a dispute over job cuts.

France: Sabotage at Renault factory

Workers at the Renault factory in Le Mans have been accused by management of sabotaging factory equipment.

Ireland: Nurses' rolling strikes continue

Striking nurses in Dublin on strike last week

Nurses across Ireland are taking strike action to support their claim for a 10% pay rise and a 35 hour week.

Civil servants strike over pay

Over 20,000 civil servants are on strike or taking action short of strike today in a row over pay.

Direct action victory on health and safety at Starbucks, 2006

Making work safer through direct action - Daniel Gross and Joe Tessone recount the actions of workers winning a small but significant victory on health and safety at a Chicago Starbucks outlet in 2006.