strikes

New year's eve tube strike on safety and jobs

London Underground (LU) gate line, platform and ticket office workers struck for 24 hours on New Year’s Eve against the imposition of new working patterns and the issuing of “at risk of displacement” letters.

Self-organisation and action in the US post office

A US bulk mail centre

An account of sabotage, solidarity and wildcat strikes at a large postal sorting office in the US by Judi, a mail handler.

Opera workers to strike

Staff at the English National Opera (ENO) have voted to strike over a pay dispute. Members of the broadcasting union Bectu voted 94% in favour of strike action.

Appeal from sacked Tehran transport workers

Organising efforts by the Syndicate of Workers Of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company in the Vahed Bus Company have resulted in the dismissal of 17 union activists.

NYC transport workers fighting cuts fined

A judge has imposed a $1m (£570,000) per day fine on New York's main transport union for a strike that has brought city transport to a standstill.

Worker-student action committees, France May '68 - Roger Gregoire and Fredy Perlman

Students and workers demonstrate in May 68

An in-depth look at the worker-student action committees in the uprising of France May '68.

Magistrates staff strike for better pay

Thousands of workers in Magistrates courts are walking out today after refusing to accept pay devaluation, rejecting a below-inflation rise.

Australia - 200 days on picket line for Boeing workers

Boeing maintenance engineers in Williamtown, Newcastle marked their 200th day on the picket line on the 17th December.

Strike action hits new Heathrow terminal 5 site

Nearly 1,000 workers building a £4. 2bn terminal at Heathrow airport went on a 24-hour strike today (16 Dec ).

Strike action hits new Heathrow terminal 5 site

Nearly 1,000 workers building a £4. 2bn terminal at Heathrow airport went on a 24-hour strike today.