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British power plant workers to strike over inadequate wage hike British power plant workers to strike over inadequate wage hike

The workers of the Drax power plant in Yorkshire rejected a 2.8% wage offered by the company terming it as inadequate. They will conduct a series of six 48-hour strikes

NHS strike -Birmingham Health service staff in Birmingham go on strike against transfer of 40 members

Unions are protesting the transfer of support staff members to NHS’ wholly owned subsidiary company. They claim that the company, created to gain tax exemptions, will alter the pay and conditions of the staff.

UK trade union successfully negotiates pay rise for workers at Argos

The trade union Unite was successful in negotiating 19% pay rise for a section of workers in the Argos warehouse thereby ensuring a parity in wages between the workers in the unit.

Honda workers march against decision to close plant in UK

The closure of the factory will result in the loss of nearly 3,500 jobs. It is also estimated that this closure will affect around 15,000 workers in the supply chain across the UK

Lesotho garment workers Workers in Lesotho’s ‘garments’ sector threaten strike

The workers in two of the Nien Hsing’s six factories demand the creation of a separate fabric and paper mill sector, the activities of which are wrongly classified under garment sector, which has the lowest pay.

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