strikes

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.

British gas engineers out on strike

British Gas engineers are out on the first of five strikes to protest against the closure of the companies final salary pension scheme to new entrants.

Tower Hamlets strike over staff victimised for opposing stock transfer

Staff at Tower Hamlets council began a two day strike today after a housing campaigner lost her job after working for the council for 14 years.

Laing workers to strike at Terminal 5

Hundreds of workers employed by Laing O'Rourke at Terminal 5 will stage a two-week overtime ban and strike several times in December and January.

Postal workers on wildcat strike in Devon

Postal workers in Torquay walked out today over Christmas leave, with over 140 staff on wildcat strike for several hours.

1926: The social general strike - why 1926 failed - Tom Brown

Tyldesley miners outside the Miners Hall during the 1926 General Strike.

Written in the early 1940s, British syndicalist Tom Brown's article The Social General Strike - Why 1926 Failed examines the failure of the 1926 General Strike. It makes suggestions for future action, and argues for worker's control.

Unholy alliance - The seamen's strike: an analysis - George Foulser

A stranded ship at Southampton

An article by George Fulser of the Syndicalist Workers Federation on the 1966 seaman's strike

First starbucks strike in the world!

It was bound to happen eventually -- and it happened today in New Zealand. Low-paid Starbucks workers walked off the job and formed a picket line.