Category Archives: strikes

Flashback: the 1995 Full Sutton prisoner’s strike

On 10th May of this year, prison officers across the UK walked out¬†(more info) against plans to raise their pension age. The issues around this are too much to go into here, but Phil Dickens of Truth, Reason & Liberty¬†recently … Continue reading

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This coming Wednesday, 30th November, sees another day of UK-wide public sector strikes over pensions, with numbers for York estimated at around 3,000 staff from the council alone, plus more from the Jobcentre, the universities, colleges and other workplaces throughout … Continue reading

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J30: York and beyond

Today, 30th June, sees an estimated eight hundred thousand public sector workers go out on a one-day strike over pensions. In York, around two thousand people will be striking, from unions including the PCS, UCU and others. The 30th is … Continue reading

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