strikes

Greek dockers call for international solidarity

A European strike is organized during 16-17 of January 2006 by maritime and dockworkers. The strike will be held in 29 ports of 10 countries throughout Europe.

NHS Pensions Agency staff vote for strike action

Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) working for the NHS Pensions Agency (NHSPA) in Fleetwood have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action over the effects of plans to privatise the agency.

Textile workers strike in Long Eaton

The TGWU has warned that textile workers could stage further action after they walked out of work yesterday in a strike over pay.

Background to the tube drivers' wildcat

As RMT station workers struck over jobs and safety on Monday 9 January, tube drivers on the Northern line took wildcat strike action in support of a suspended colleague.

Second tube union to ballot for strike action

Over 2,000 ASLEF members employed by London Underground could be set to join RMT members on the picket lines as the union begins a strike ballot.

Interview with an RMT member: The New Year tube strikes

With two tube strikes in as many weeks, and more still to come, libcom.org conducted this interview with a long standing London Underground worker and RMT member on the eve of the second strike.

Pilots to strike at RAF bases

Airmen training military helicopter pilots in Shropshire are set to become the first at an RAF base to go on strike after overwhelmingly backing action.

Strike and wildcat - a day on the Underground

The day-long strike of London Underground station staff ended last night, as 45 stations were closed.

New York Times delivery disrupted by wildcat strike

Today deliveries of some of the US's most popular and influential papers were disrupted by a wildcat strike of the carriers.

BA sack second solidarity striker

British Airways has sacked a second worker for taking part in the wildcat strike which paralysed the airline's Heathrow operations last summer.