strikes

Belfast postal wildcat escalates

Irish anarchist group Organise! report that the Postal workers wildcat action that started at the Tomb Street depot in Belfast is escalating.

'No Contract, No Work' - The 2005 New York City transit strike

Harry Harrington, a New York city MTA Train Operator writes his account and analysis of the strike that shut down New York.

BBC strike this month?

500 BBC production staff are likely to strike on the 15th and 23rd of February over job cuts. Mergers of production jobs, likely to cause over 100 job losses according to the union BECTU, have provoked the decision to strike by workers in Bristol, London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Belfast postal workers on wildcat strike

Two hundred postal workers in Belfast walked out earlier today apparently over the sacking of some of their colleagues. The unofficial action shut down deliveries for most of the city.

Heathrow: Three day strike at Terminal 5

Construction workers for Laing O'Rourke at the Heathrow Terminal 5 site are likely to begin a three day strike from Tuesday morning at 6.45 until the same time Friday morning over their ongoing pay dispute.

Tehran bus workers under attack - update

Hundreds of striking bus workers of the state-owned Vahed bus company are still in detention in Tehran today following the vicious attack by thousands of members of the security forces on their strike on Saturday 28th January.

Tehran - mass arrests of striking bus drivers

Iranian bus drivers in Tehran are on strike again, in the face of mass arrests and repression, including the families of the four main union leaders.

South Korea: General strike

Unions in South Korea launched a general strike today after the passage of a temporary workers bill by the National Assembly.

Legal threats and intimidation see end to pilots' wildcat strike

Pilots with Scandinavian airline SAS have called off their strike after three days. The dispute, which grounded over 1,000 flights and spread across two countries was ended after SAS took pilots' unions to court in Denmark, Norway and Sweden demanding over €1,000 compensation from each pilot.