pay 2008

Civil servants back industrial action over pay

A prolonged programme of industrial action, hitting civil and public services across the UK moved a step closer today, as PCS members backed strike action in a dispute over the government's 2% public sector pay cap.

Work to rule starts to bite at Criminal Records Bureau

Industrial action by 450 workers at the Criminal Records Bureau in Liverpool is causing major backlogs in work according to managers.

NHS workers balloting for industrial action

Thousands of members of the Unite union working in the National Health Service are being asked if they will take action, including strike action over a three-year below inflation pay offer.

Inflation: rising prices and the 2% pay ceiling

An analysis of the use of inflation to attack workers' conditions.

London: thousands of bus drivers strike

5000 bus workers with Metroline and First Group walked out at 3 a.m. this morning in a row over equal pay causing massive disruption across the capital.

Ladbrokes staff strike against pay offer

Staff at a Ladbrokes betting call centre on Merseyside are staging a 24-hour walkout in a row over pay.

Eleven London bus garages join strike action

Number 6 bus at Willesden Bus Garage.

Unite members at a further eleven bus garages in London are set to join the 3,500 bus workers who have been taking strike action on Friday 10 and Wednesday 22 October.

Conciliation staff in one hour stoppage over pay

More than 700 members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) working for the conciliation service ACAS took part in a one hour strike on Friday (26 Sep) in a dispute over pay.

Local government pay: unions cave in

Following a sham "consultation" exercise UNISON negotiators, backed by Unite and the GMB, have called in government arbitrators ACAS to make a binding agreement which members will be unable to vote on.

Scottish councils back on strike alone

Local authority staff in Scotland are set to return to picket lines for another day after the employers refused to up their pay offer.