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What is my right to strike?
Right to strike

What is my right to strike?

If you’re one of the 6.5 million Brits who are members of a trade union, you might be considering voting for industrial action. Here’s what you need to know about your right to strike.

Which strikes have been cancelled after the Queen’s death?
Strikes

Which strikes have been cancelled after the Queen’s death?

Posties and railway workers have called off upcoming strikes as the nation enters a period of mourning.

‘Rewarding failure’: New transport secretary urged not to renew train operator contract amid travel chaos
Employment

‘Rewarding failure’: New transport secretary urged not to renew train operator contract amid travel chaos

Labour has joined unions in calling for Avanti West Coat to be stripped of its contract to run trains between the UK’s biggest cities over its ongoing reduced timetable

TUC unveils ‘road map’ to a £15 minimum wage and high wage economy
Minium wage

TUC unveils ‘road map’ to a £15 minimum wage and high wage economy

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis

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Why century-dead trade unionist James Connolly is the political voice of the summer
Unions

Why century-dead trade unionist James Connolly is the political voice of the summer

Bosses urged to engage more with unions amid rise in strike action
Strike action

Bosses urged to engage more with unions amid rise in strike action

Low union membership has ‘knocked £400 a month off the average Brit’s paypacket’
Unions

Low union membership has ‘knocked £400 a month off the average Brit’s paypacket’

Trains to teachers: What strikes could happen in 2022?
Strike action

Trains to teachers: What strikes could happen in 2022?

The next Mick Lynch? As strike action escalates, these are the union leaders you may come to know
Strike action

The next Mick Lynch? As strike action escalates, these are the union leaders you may come to know

How to join a union
Trade unions

How to join a union

The summer of discontent? Why the cost of living crisis is causing so many strikes
strike action

The summer of discontent? Why the cost of living crisis is causing so many strikes

Cleaners to protest outside Downing Street after Sue Gray revelations of ‘repugnant’ treatment
Partygate

Cleaners to protest outside Downing Street after Sue Gray revelations of ‘repugnant’ treatment

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Union’s landmark deal with Deliveroo ‘sells out’ workers, say activists
Gig economy

Union’s landmark deal with Deliveroo ‘sells out’ workers, say activists

Union calls for boycott of P&O Ferries as channel crossings resume
Employment

Union calls for boycott of P&O Ferries as channel crossings resume

Striking Etsy sellers are shutting shop to protest higher fees
Strike action

Striking Etsy sellers are shutting shop to protest higher fees

Royal Mail faces strikes over alleged ‘fire and rehire’ plans
Fire and rehire

Royal Mail faces strikes over alleged ‘fire and rehire’ plans

P&O Ferries boss tells MSPs that he has ‘no plans to resign’
Employment

P&O Ferries boss tells MSPs that he has ‘no plans to resign’

P&O Ferries sackings: What you need to know
Employment

P&O Ferries sackings: What you need to know

The government knew of P&O Ferries’ mass sackings in advance but ‘didn’t tell anyone’
Unions

The government knew of P&O Ferries’ mass sackings in advance but ‘didn’t tell anyone’

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament
NHS

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament

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Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26
Employment

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26

Weetabix workers strike over fire and rehire plans to ‘cut £5,000 a year from wages’
Employment

Weetabix workers strike over fire and rehire plans to ‘cut £5,000 a year from wages’