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5 May 2021
Unite has told London bus operator Metroline it has until 10 May to permanently drop its 'remote sign-on' policy - or it will face a summer of strikes.
16 December 2020
Two London strikes have the future of publicly owned and run education at their heart
18 November 2020
A huge picket line, 50 strong, launched the strike against forced expansion of Little Ilford School on Thursday 12 November.
21 October 2020
Unite members at bus manufacturer Optare, in Sherburn in Elmet, on the outskirts of Leeds, took the first strike in a series of discontinuous 48-hour strikes starting on 15 October, alongside a continuous overtime ban.
7 October 2020
Public sector workers in Germany's hospitals, kindergartens, civil service, refuse operations, as well as public transport workers, have started 'warning strikes' in support of their wage demands.
19 August 2020
Unprecedented numbers have been out on protests across Belarus, with reports of 200,000 demonstrating in the capital Minsk on Sunday 16 August
22 July 2020
A brief attempt to intimidate the thousands of Haft Tappeh sugar cane workers who have been on strike since 14 June (see 'Haft Tappeh sugar cane factory workers return to strike action' on socialistworld.net) was pushed back
11 March 2020
Over 250 lecturers at University of East London (UEL) have contracts no longer than one term. We went down to support the University and College Union (UCU) before they start a week of strikes next week
4 March 2020
The snow didn't stop staff, parents, children and supporters turning out on the picket line. St Bede's in Redbridge took their first day of strike action against the school becoming a privatised academy.
26 February 2020
The anti-academy strikes in east London are growing. St Bede's in Redbridge is joining St Michael's and St Bon's already on strike.
12 February 2020
When will schools in Newham see sense? We do not want academisation.
4 February 2020
The UCU has announced 14 days of further strike action
15 January 2020
In November, none of England's 118 major A&E departments met their targets - In December the situation got worse.
15 January 2020
A long-running dispute between Hackney council and school bus staff has been brought to an end after workers secured increased pay and a commitment to make agency roles permanent
9 December 2019
Last Thursday's strike in France against pension 'reform' was massive
4 December 2019
At Cardiff University, every strike day UCU members have picketed over a dozen university buildings and held strike rallies of hundreds. Students have been involved on the strike committee
4 December 2019
On Friday 29 November Parliament Square filled with striking school students. They marched off around central London before meeting up with the University and College Union (UCU) strikers as the latter's march was ending.
27 November 2019
Socialist Party members in Leicester gave support to striking National Education Union members at Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I sixth-form College.
20 November 2019
National Education Union members will strike at over 30 sixth-form colleges on 20 November over pay and conditions
13 November 2019
Members of the University and College Union (UCU) have backed strike action in two separate ballots - one over pensions and one over pay and conditions in higher education.
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