Ambulance workers announce fresh wave of strikes for January in dispute over pay and staffing

Ambulance workers announce fresh wave of strikes for January in dispute over pay and staffing

A mbulance workers at union Unison are to stage two fresh strikes in the dispute over pay and staffing, it was announced on Thursday evening. Members of the union at five England ambulance services – including in London – will walk out on January 11 and 23. The strike will affect the capital, Yorkshire, the … Read more

Historic first strike of nurses to begin on Thursday amid ‘real concern’ about level of cover for cancer patients

Historic first strike of nurses to begin on Thursday amid ‘real concern’ about level of cover for cancer patients

A historic first-ever strike by nurses is set to begin on Thursday with “real concerns” about the level of cover for cancer patients. The strike will involve staff in about a quarter of hospitals and community teams in England, all health boards in Northern Ireland and all but one in Wales after the Royal College … Read more

Labor gets its workplace changes through parliament in the nick of time | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Labor gets its workplace changes through parliament in the nick of time | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Labor gets its workplace changes through parliament in the nick of time | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Everything you need to know about Jobseeker and how your payment could increase  7NEWS Labor gets its workplace changes through in the nick of time after late-night Senate sitting  ABC News View Full coverage on Google News

NSW teachers union says new pay deal of 6 per cent over two years won’t help shortage crisis

NSW teachers union says new pay deal of 6 per cent over two years won’t help shortage crisis

Teachers in New South Wales have been awarded a 6 per cent pay rise over the next two years after a year of protracted negotiations and strikes. NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said the decision by the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) was a pleasing outcome for the state’s 90,000 teachers but the union said it represented a real … Read more

Nurses strikes: The London and UK NHS trusts where RCN members will walk out over pay

Nurses strikes: The London and UK NHS trusts where RCN members will walk out over pay

Strike action will take place across 12 NHS employers in the capital, the union confirmed on Wednesday, sparking fears that patients could face disruption to operations and appointments. More than 300,000 members were urged by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) to vote for strike action in the union’s biggest strike ballot and its first … Read more

London Underground strike to go ahead Thursday as talks with London Underground bosses fail, RMT announces

London Underground strike to go ahead Thursday as talks with London Underground bosses fail, RMT announces

Thursday’s action will be the sixth 24-hour walkout by the Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) in 2022 in a row over job cuts and pension changes. Transport for London (TfL) apologised to passengers and said it remained open to discussions had refused its offer to suspend strike action. The RMT claimed Transport for London … Read more

Toronto still has a very small number of working pay phones

Toronto still has a very small number of working pay phones

Who remembers getting a phone call from a number with the name “Bell payphone” or calling your mom collect at the subway to tell her you’re going to miss curfew? If so, then you’d be happy to know there are still a few working payphones in Toronto, though their days are numbered. Hankering to put a … Read more

Aviation firefighters threaten holiday season strike, grounding planes around Australia

Aviation firefighters threaten holiday season strike, grounding planes around Australia

Planes could be grounded around Australia next month with the firefighters’ union threatening to hold a strike, claiming a shortage of aviation fire and rescue teams is putting travellers at risk. Key points: The firefighters’ union is threatening to hold a strike which could ground planes around the country It says there is a shortage of … Read more