Topic: Strike

A night time view looking down a station platform at Halifax with a red signal in the distance and a fast train blurring by

UK Strike dissent and division

Could one union be about to strike, while another is about to strike a deal? That is the question that faces negotiating teams on both sides of the long running and increasingly bitter round of...Read more
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UK strike dates changed to save Poppy Appeal

The annual Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, which raises money for the ex-service personnel, has been saved by a change of heart from railway unions. The strike planned for Friday 3 November has been rescheduled....Read more
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Scotland bears the brunt of new rail dispute

With rail services in the whole of Britain disrupted over the weekend, Scotland now faces a difficult week. Unions called out their members on Monday, after pay talks at ScotRail failed to produce a satisfactory...Read more
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UK train drivers in new strike call

UK train drivers have announced a fresh round of strike action, timed to disrupt the annual conference of the ruling Conservative Party. Members of the Aslef union, which represents train drivers all across the industry,...Read more
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UK: The billion pound strike

No UK rail strikes in the past week, nor any planned for this week, but that doesn’t mean the cost to industry has gone away. Estimates from financial sources put the cost to the overall...Read more
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British strikes: the revision sheet

A series of planned strikes on the British rail network make this a very long weekend indeed. Thursday, Friday and Saturday may not be good days to move people or produce around Great Britain, so...Read more
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red signal tracks

Britain’s strikes overview

Britain is in a week of rare calm in a summer of Industrial stormy weather. That however, is all about to change. With another heatwave on the way this week, industrial relations are about to...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton