Industrial action

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‘A sweatshop in the UK’: how the cost of living crisis triggered walkouts at Amazon
Inside the protests taking place at the online giant which is accused of exploiting workers and awarding derisory pay offers

Chris Stokel-Walker

14, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Severe rail disruption across Great Britain as train drivers strike over pay
Members of Aslef union on 24-hour strike, affecting services in England, Scotland and Wales

Gwyn Topham and Amy Walker

13, Aug, 2022 @11:38 AM

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Mirror, Express and local journalists vote to strike in pay dispute
Industrial action over 3% offer at publisher Reach will hit production of newspapers and websites

Jim Waterson Media editor

12, Aug, 2022 @5:11 PM

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Post Office strikes to overlap with Royal Mail and BT industrial action
CWU’s Andy Furey says issues at stake ‘are all remarkably similar’ across separate trade disputes

Joe Middleton

12, Aug, 2022 @3:48 PM

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Amey bosses celebrated profits while offering below-inflation pay rises
Video shared by accident shows executives at outsourcing giant discussing £92m rise in profit amid union pay row

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

12, Aug, 2022 @1:15 PM

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Striking train drivers ‘here for the long haul’, says union on eve of strike
Largest mass action over pay and conditions on Britain’s railways will bring some lines to a halt on Saturday

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

12, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Biggest UK fall in real wages for 100 years looms, warns TUC
Study shows pay rises could fall behind inflation by 8% later this year, an unprecedented drop in living standards

Phillip Inman

11, Aug, 2022 @1:03 PM

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Tell us: how do you remember the electricity blackouts in Britain in the 1970s?
We’re interested in people’s memories of the power cuts in the UK during the early 1970s

Guardian community team

11, Aug, 2022 @9:50 AM

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Workers block road at Ineos Grangemouth oil refinery in pay dispute
Unofficial strikes held at several industrial sites across UK amid inflation and cost of living crisis

Joanna Partridge

10, Aug, 2022 @12:43 PM

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GMB calls for £15 an hour minimum pay at Amazon warehouses in UK
The company has offered only a 35p rise, and hundreds of workers stopped work last week in protest

Sarah Butler

09, Aug, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Strikes expected at Felixstowe port as pay talks end without agreement
Dock workers at vital Suffolk container port offered 7% pay rise and £500 lump sum

Joanna Partridge

09, Aug, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Britain isn’t just facing a cost of living crisis: it’s facing a bonanza of corporate greed | Zarah Sultana
Our politicians have opted to protect profits instead of people. Even my own party isn’t doing enough, says MP Zarah Sultana

Zarah Sultana

09, Aug, 2022 @2:10 PM

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