Unofficial industrial action

‘General strike’ proposed to support Greta Thunberg climate protests

UK employers face a 30-minute “general strike” in support of the Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, according to a motion...

Consultation launched to remedy NHS pension tax crisis

22 Jul 2019

Senior NHS employees are to be consulted over whether NHS pensions should be altered to allow GPs and clinicians to take on extra work without having to pay higher tax bills.

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How employees are using social activism to make their voices heard

16 Jul 2019

With traditional union membership in decline, employees are finding new ways to voice their opposition to corporate decisions, as shown...

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Google responds to walkout by ending ‘forced arbitration’

9 Nov 2018

Google has announced it is to end its controversial “forced arbitration” policy under which employees in the US must agree...

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Google workers stage global walkout

1 Nov 2018

Staff and freelancers at Google offices across the world are walking out in protest of the tech giant’s treatment of...

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Private sector strike days jump 80%

4 Dec 2017

The number of working days lost to strike action in the private sector has increased by 80% in a year,...

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Will Ryanair become a ‘Southern Rail in the sky’?

28 Sep 2017

Ryanair has angered staff and customers after disastrous errors with its pilot rota. The company could now risk unofficial industrial...

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Southern rail dispute: suspected unofficial industrial action and how to deal with it

4 Jul 2016

The CEO of Southern Railway has blamed train cancellations and overcrowded trains on unofficial industrial action. With 350 trains set...

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