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First buses London strike injunction

After the banning of the British Airways cabin crew strike, now First bus workers have also been banned from striking by the courts.

BA strike: on a wing and a prayer?

An analysis of the 12-day Xmas strike at British Airways called by the Unite union. By Gregor Gall, professor of industrial relations at the University of Hertfordshire.

Edinburgh Workers stand up to council cuts

Rubbish piles up as a work to rule bites

Manual workers employed by City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) are approaching the sixth month of a dispute over the implementation of its equal pay adjustment.

Latin american workers in Unite: from heroes to pariahs

Justice for Cleaners

In September 2009, Unite evicted the Latin American Workers Association from the office space which they had been providing. LAWAS had not only been backing migrant workers agains the bosses: they had also been backing them against the union.

Bus strikes in East London

Bus drivers and engineers in East London walked out today in a 24-hour action which stopped around 750 buses and either froze or disrupted 58 routes.

Fujitsu UK workers set to strike

Fujitsu workers strike

Union members at Fujitsu Services have voted for strike action over pensions, pay and job cuts.

Wildcat strike in Hartlepool

Hundreds of workers walked out in the morning of 12 October at an offshore construction yard in a dispute over union recognition.

Racist comments spark walkout, sit-in at chicken proccessing plant

Racist comments by security guards have led to wildcat action at Two Sisters Foods in Smethwick, UK.

Energy workers to ballot for strike action across Britain

Construction and maintenance staff at the giant petrochemical complex in Grangemouth are to be balloted for strike action. Members of the GMB and Unite unions will vote on the issue along with those at seven sites across the UK.

Engineering construction strikes: days of defiance

It’s the dispute that just won’t go away. For the third time this year, thousands of engineering construction workers have gone on unofficial strike, fighting for the right to work. This time round the dispute escalated dramatically unlike before, with the mass sacking of some 647 strike workers by the two of contractors working for Total, the Lindsey refinery operator.