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23 August 2017
On their 74th day of strike action, British Airways mixed-fleet cabin crew and their supporters, circled Heathrow Airport in an open-top bus
9 August 2017
Talks are expected between NHS privateer Serco and striking Barts health workers as we go to press with the next strike set for 6am on 18 August
3 August 2017
Unite members at Barts NHS Trust, the Bank of England and BA cabin crew went on the march
1 August 2017
Unite members at the Bank of England are striking for three days from Tuesday 1st August for a pay rise
12 July 2017
In a vengeful act, BA imposed sanctions on strikers: removing bonus payments and staff travel concessions
5 July 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Grenfell, Qatar, Corbyn and magic money trees.
21 June 2017
Unite members at BA's mixed fleet will strike on 1-16 July
30 May 2017
Many BA passengers suffered cancelled flights over the bank holiday period
27 February 2017
"BBC where are you?" was chanted by a lively and loud Unite protest of strikers
8 February 2017
Many cabin crew are coming straight off flights onto the picket line.
25 January 2017
Despite freezing temperatures, striking British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew were out in big numbers at the start of their second set of strike days
11 January 2017
After gloating about the decline in strikes to record levels in 2015, just months later, the right-wing Tory press is frothing at the mouth as workers take action on the tube, railways and at airports.
10 January 2017
British Airways cabin crew members of Unite are striking for 48 hours
2 November 2016
For an integrated, environmentally sound, socialist transport system: The recent decision by the cabinet to go ahead with building a third runway at Heathrow has enormous implications for workers at Heathrow and for the local communities. What view should socialists take?
2 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including strike action by CCTV workers in Glasgow and British Airways workers fighting outsourcing.
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
23 September 2015
Short dispatches on the different worlds of workers and the rich. 'Pig Gate', death caused by 'fit to work' assessment, hero cabin crew pay cut.
9 September 2015
Short dispatches on the different worlds of capitalists and workers. Rebekah Brooks returns to top job as poor people are encouraged to wrongly plead guilty. Refugee crisis, train station loo charges, British Airways pay cut scandal.
18 May 2011
On 12 May at a mass members' meeting, Unite British Airways (BA)cabin crew voted to put the latest agreement between the union and management to a ballot of the membership, writes Neil Cafferky.
12 May 2011
A mass meeting of Unite cabin crew members at BA has agreed to ballot the wider membership in regard to the company's latest offer to settle the long running dispute
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