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Union urges workers in Northern Ireland to block roads and occupy buildings if strikes fail
Strikes

Union urges workers in Northern Ireland to block roads and occupy buildings if strikes fail

Teachers, nurses, bus and train drivers, police staff and civil servants are among the 150,000 workers striking in Northern Ireland.
TUC chief Paul Nowak on activism, cost of living crisis and what's next for UK's workforce
Paul Nowak
Activism

TUC chief Paul Nowak on activism, cost of living crisis and what's next for UK's workforce

Travelling by train in UK has become a story of hope over expectation
Robin Ince

Travelling by train in UK has become a story of hope over expectation

Key public services are in bad shape across the board, say most Brits – with NHS faring the worst
Public services

Key public services are in bad shape across the board, say most Brits – with NHS faring the worst

Labour's Keir Starmer should take inspiration from Joe Biden on strikes and picket lines
Strikes

Labour's Keir Starmer should take inspiration from Joe Biden on strikes and picket lines

University strike disrupts freshers' week as staff slam 'very worst employers'
Strikes

University strike disrupts freshers' week as staff slam 'very worst employers'

Doctors’ strikes are a matter of life and death for some. Why does Westminster allow them to drag on?
Striking junior doctors holding banners
Paul McNamee

Doctors’ strikes are a matter of life and death for some. Why does Westminster allow them to drag on?

McCarthy-era blacklists transformed Hollywood. Will the same happen after the strikes? 
Al Pacino in Serpico
Hollywood

McCarthy-era blacklists transformed Hollywood. Will the same happen after the strikes? 

UK film and TV workers forced to find new jobs and claim benefits due to Hollywood strikes
Hollywood strikes

UK film and TV workers forced to find new jobs and claim benefits due to Hollywood strikes

Paapa Essiedu: 'It’s hard for me not to be political in the work that I do'
Paapa Essiedu
Paapa Essiedu

Paapa Essiedu: 'It’s hard for me not to be political in the work that I do'

Schools, hospitals and trains: Is the end of the strikes in sight?
Strikes

Schools, hospitals and trains: Is the end of the strikes in sight?

As Amazon Prime Day pushes the latest deals, these striking workers want a share of the profits
Amazon

As Amazon Prime Day pushes the latest deals, these striking workers want a share of the profits

Will giving workers a pay rise really make inflation worse? We asked expert economists
pay rise inflation
Inflation

Will giving workers a pay rise really make inflation worse? We asked expert economists

Are junior doctors, nurses or train drivers paid when on strike? 
5 doctors stand in Trafalgar square holding placards such as 'we need pay relief'
Strikes

Are junior doctors, nurses or train drivers paid when on strike? 

How to join a union
Signs that read
Trade unions

How to join a union

Readers debate the causes of inflation: is it higher wages or corporate greed?
Ten pound note, twenty pound note and three pound coins
Letters

Readers debate the causes of inflation: is it higher wages or corporate greed?

What is the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) bill and why are trade unions saying it’s anti-strikes?
Strikes

What is the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) bill and why are trade unions saying it’s anti-strikes?

How much are teachers paid and why are they going on strike?
Teacher strikes

How much are teachers paid and why are they going on strike?

What is my right to strike?
Right to strike

What is my right to strike?

Teachers strike: 'We walk out not just for pay, but for our most vulnerable pupils'
group of elementary school kids and their teacher lying down while working in the library
Nadeine Asbali

Teachers strike: 'We walk out not just for pay, but for our most vulnerable pupils'

6 common myths about strike action, debunked – from salaries and picket lines to public support
Strike action

6 common myths about strike action, debunked – from salaries and picket lines to public support

'No doctor wants this': Junior doctors explain why they're on strike
5 doctors stand in Trafalgar square holding placards such as 'we need pay relief'
NHS crisis

'No doctor wants this': Junior doctors explain why they're on strike

Spring Budget: Conservatives never reduce debt
Jeremy Hunt spring budget
Letters

Spring Budget: Conservatives never reduce debt

UK’s civil liberties rating downgraded thanks to government crackdowns on protests, elections and strikes
Activism

UK’s civil liberties rating downgraded thanks to government crackdowns on protests, elections and strikes

In pictures: 400,000 on strike as Jeremy Hunt unveils ‘back to work’ budget
strikes
Activism

In pictures: 400,000 on strike as Jeremy Hunt unveils ‘back to work’ budget