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Argos Lorry Drivers Scheme Ruination of Christmas

Staff we don't usually hear much about who work deep within the corporate structure of Argos are planning a 16-day strike over the Christmas period, with lorry drivers allied with the Unite union planning to picket a key distribution centre from December 16. Read More >>

transport
South Western Rail Staff to Strike Basically For Ever

South Western Railway staff are about to strike for so long that it may be quicker to build a standalone rail line to run alongside the existing tracks and use that instead of trying to negotiate a solution, as workers are about to embark on a planned 27 days of action through December and January. Read More >>

food
McDonald’s Workers Striking Again Rally More People Than Ever Before

After a couple of years of going on strike with what I assume is little success, workers at McDonald's are hoping that the third one's the charm. Read More >>

transport
Tube Drivers Plan Go-Slow Protest Over Noise Levels

A potentially never-ending rolling semi-strike is about to hit several of London's tube lines, with drivers running the Jubilee, Central, Northern and Victoria lines set to limit their top speeds to pressure bosses to do something about the track noise levels they experience while shuttling about the city's tunnels. Read More >>

amazon
Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day

Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse – the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S. – is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holiday. Read More >>

transport
Northern Rail Network Asked Not to Bin its Guards

The crisis of the day on the rail network is another admin nightmare for the Northern franchise, which has been told to back down on its plans to run services with only a driver onboard. Read More >>

amazon
UK Amazon Staff Plan Black Friday Protests

Amazon factory humans allied with the GMB union are staging a series of protests on the retailer's biggest day of the year, with packaging staff set to stage a walkout on Black Friday, the holiest of all days in the internet shopping calendar. Read More >>

transport
Ryanair Says No to Strike Cancellation Compensation

This week's Ryanair strike that saw as many as 600 flights cancelled across Europe and perhaps 100,000 travellers having their flights axed is not the end of the nightmare for company bosses, as it's now embroiled in a battle to avoid having to pay out compulsory compensation to all 100,000 binned-off passengers. Read More >>

transport
Hundreds of Flights Cancelled as Ryanair Staff Refuse to Fly Ryanair

Next week's insane summer holiday getaway disaster scenario is going to be even more miserable than usual for some, thanks to a Ryanair strike causing hundreds of flights to be cancelled across Europe. Read More >>

food
11 McDonald’s Workers Are on Strike Today

Burger chain McDonald's is being hit by strike action in the UK today, although it's unlikely any customers are likely to be too inconvenienced come feeding time as just 11 staff across the nation are joining in with the action. Read More >>

health
NHS Nurses Line up Ballot to Push for Future Strikes

The Royal College of Nursing is taking its members into new territory with the threat of strike action in the future, with a vote on the possibility of strikes winning a large majority. Read More >>

money
Trident Managers Set for Two 48-Hour Strikes

Workers at the UK's Atomic Weapons Establishment have voted to take two 48-hour strikes, as disagreements about the usual stuff like boring old pension provisions rumble on. It's only mildly worrying that these are the people who polish and check the fuses on the UK's Trident nuclear defence system. Read More >>

transport
Brighton and Hove Albion Tries to End Neverending Rail Strike

The big battle between railway franchise Southern and the RMT Union that represents some of its staff is still besieging the expensive bit of the country with rail strikes, but help might be at hand. Brighton and Hove Albion wants to broker peace talks so men can get to the football a bit easier when the trains go back on again. Read More >>

transport
Tube Strike Weekend: Even TfL Doesn’t Know Which stations Will be Open

People outside of London will be pleased to hear that there's another tube strike on the way to inconvenience the workers of the capital, and this time it's going to be even less fun for those affected -- as there's no prediction of which lines, stations and services will be disrupted. Read More >>

transport
Transport Strikes May Boost Economy as People Find Better Ways of Getting Around

Men of science who have been looking into the effects of London's recent tube strikes claim they may end up having a positive effect on the economies of the future, as lessons learned by commuters could result in more efficient travelling in years to come. Read More >>