on-the-job action

Passport workers strike

Passport workers across the country are striking today over a pay dispute, with the workforce also engaged in an ongoing work to rule.

Workplace organising

A set of tips and advice guides for organising in your workplace. From basic principles and getting started, to making demands, taking action such as strikes, and winning them.

On-the-job action means free ride for Stockholm passengers

This weekend, bus passengers in Stockholm travelled for free as drivers refused to handle cash.

Firefighters call off unofficial action

Norfolk firefighters

Firefighters have called off the unsanctioned industrial action, in which they only responded to 999 calls, in a dispute over pay.

15,000 Revenue and Customs staff join work to rule

Following a one day strike by 8,000 workers for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Large Processing Offices on 31st July, a further 7,000 workers in Distributing Processing offices joined a work to rule today.

BNP meeting prevented by workers' action

Action by workers at a Doncaster social club has prevented the BNP from holding a meeting.

Ryder Cup clothing workers to strike

Workers making clothes for the European Ryder Cup golf team, will begin a work-to-rule and overtime ban on Friday.

1976: The fight for useful work at Lucas Aerospace

Useless: The Stingray torpedo, made by Lucas

History of how arms company workers struggled against closure and for a change in their work from weapons manufacture to socially useful production.

Victoria nurses' strike, 1986 - Liz Ross

Striking nurses march, 1986

The history of the second state-wide strike of nurses in Victoria, Australia against cuts and over wages, conditions and staff/patient ratios, which won its demands, with the solidarity of other workers.

The Victoria nurses' strike, 1985

The history of the first state-wide strike of nurses in Victoria, Australia over wages and staff/patient ratios. It ended in a partial victory, despite the unions' lack of militancy, and more importantly laid the groundwork of rank-and-file organisation which was to play a key role in the 1986 nurses' strike.