BRITISH AIRWAYS cabin crew overwhelmingly backed strike action yesterday over “indefensible” pay packets of just £12,000.
Their union Unite said its members backed walkouts by 4-1, raising the threat of disruption to flights. The dispute involves cabin crew who have...
Thursday 15th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Most commuters want Transport Secretary out
Wednesday 14th Dec 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
by Felicity Collier
CLEANERS on Great Western Railway (GWR) are to stage two 24-hour strikes in a dispute over pay and conditions, the RMT announced yesterday.
The workers are employed by Servest UK, one of the labyrinthine network of contractors and subcontractors used by rail operators since the...
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Judge throws out Govia anti-strike bid
Friday 9th Dec 2016
BRITAIN faces a looming humbug shortage this Christmas, confectionery workers warned yesterday, saying that further strike action was “inevitable.”
US-based Tangerine has told staff at its York factory that unless they accept a 1.25 per cent pay offer, with a 15-minute...
Thursday 8th Dec 2016
CONTRACT cleaners on Virgin’s West Coast mainline rail services won a battle against compulsory redundancies yesterday.
Members of the RMT union employed by contractors Voith Industrial Services were due to vote on whether to launch a campaign of action in protest over staffing...
THE Greek ferry workers’ strike entered its fourth day yesterday, with a general strike against EU-dictated austerity measures set for Thursday.
Maritime unions extended their strike, due to end yesterday, for another two days, cutting links to some islands not served by air.
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
STRIKES by staff at parcel delivery firm UPS this week have been called off.
More than 140 workers at UPS’s Camden depot had been set to strike tomorrow and Friday over alleged bullying, harassment and racism.
However, the Unite union, which represents them, called off...
ABERDEEN University staff are set to walk out tomorrow in a dispute over job cuts after voting overwhelmingly for strike action.
Four members of staff at the university’s medical school face redundancy or poorer terms and conditions.
The University and College Union (UCU)...