Tag: Strike Action

Five days of strikes ahead at University

Winchester university strike

Staff at Winchester University will walk out on five days if a row over job losses cannot be resolved.  Members of the University and College Union (UCU) have announced they will be on strike on Tuesday 28 May, Wednesday 29 May, Monday 3 June, Tuesday 4 June and Wednesday 5 June. The union has said that, as…

Council staff picket Civic Offices

Unison picket line

Union members at Eastleigh Borough Council joined thousands of council workers, teachers and firefighters across the country in a one day strike over pay and pensions today. Pickets were outside the civic offices and the council depot at Hedge End. Unison Branch Secretary Mark Lonsdale told Eastleigh News: “It’s about fairness we’ve had a 1%…

Strike action could disrupt council services

“Council workers deserve a decent wage” said a local union organiser as staff at Eastleigh Borough Council prepare to take part in a national day of strike action tomorrow (Thursday 10 July) in support of improved pay and conditions. Hundreds of Carers, social workers, refuse collectors, street cleaners and teaching assistants all over Hampshire are…