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Tube strike goes ahead as lawyers scrap deal

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Thousands of London Underground workers have launched a 48 hour strike against pay and job cuts.

Over half of UK workers experience attacks on pay or conditions

According to the Keep Britain Working website, set up to promote the “innovative ways” that “employers keep people working” (and which enjoys the support of the likes of Boris Johnson and BP) more than half of UK workers have experienced a cut in pay, a decrease in hours or an attack on working conditions since the beginning of the recession.

University union suspends ballot over job security and pay


The University and College Union (UCU) has suspended its ballot for industrial action over pay and job security until autumn.

Public sector workers reject pay offers

Local government workers have rejected a "pitiful" 0.5% pay offer as college staff turned down a 1% cost of living pay rise.

Local government unions submit derisory pay claim

UNISON members in Derbyshire on strike last year over pay

UNISON, Unite and the GMB request a cost of living pay rise for council workers for 2009-10 of just 0.9%.