The new Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill gives the Government the power to ensure unions provide essential cover
100,000 civil servants with PCS union to stage 24-hour strike
The union said its members in 124 government departments and other bodies will walk out on February 1.
Teachers demonstrate outside First Minister’s residence as part of pay dispute
Teachers and some secondary school pupils protested outside Nicola Sturgeon’s official residence in Edinburgh on Wednesday.
Royal Mail rejects claims it is planning to sack thousands of workers
The company’s comments come after MPs debated the future of postal services.
Workers who breach proposed anti-strike law en masse ‘unlikely’ to face sackings
Lawyers from several UK firms have said that employers are unlikely to want to sack their workers over breach of the proposed law.
Thousands of ambulance workers go on strike in dispute over pay
NHS England has told patients to continue to call 999 for life-threatening emergencies but to use 111, GPs and pharmacies for non-urgent needs.
Teachers begin second day of strike action in pay dispute
Hundreds of students will not be in school as the teaching strike continues today.
Almost 1,500 ambulance workers in Wales prepare for second strike day
Paramedics, emergency care assistants, call handlers and other staff will stage a major walkout on Wednesday.
Rail union announces a week of industrial action
Thousands of members of the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association in Network Rail will strike.
University staff vote in favour of strikes
Universities could face strikes after union members voted in favour of action.