strikes

Wildcat action brewing over the Laing O'Rourke 'contrick'

Workers employed by construction giant Laing O'Rourke are refusing the company's new pay and conditions deal.

Iraqi workers' armed strike threat

Iraqi oil workers win pay increases with strikes and threats to take up arms.

Iraq: workers take strike action and beat up boss

Ewa Jasiewicz reports on Umm Qasr workers who have taken strike action and beaten up their boss infront of the Minister of Transport.

Tiger Woods - shot advert during strike

A scab in one

Golfer Tiger Woods scabbed on a commercial actors strike in 2000 by filming a non-union advert for Buick in Canada.

Liz Hurley - filmed advert during actors strike

Hurl-inducing: Scabley

Actress Elizabeth Hurley was fined £70,000 by her union for scabbing on a five month Screen Actors Guild (SAG) strike.

700 workers end Devon mail wildcat strike

An unofficial strike by Royal Mail staff in Exeter has come to an end. Workers had struck against plans to use casual labour.