Staff at UK’s busiest airport vote to strike – as rail services see second day of action – Channel 4 News

Staff at UK’s busiest airport vote to strike – as rail services see second day of actionChannel 4 News British Airways Heathrow staff back summer strikes over payBBC British Airways staff vote spells ‘summer of strikes’ at London’s HeathrowReuters BA workers at Heathrow vote to join summer strikes | ITV NewsITV News British Airways Workers … Read more

Pilots picket as airline unions leverage summer travel woes

DALLAS (AP) – Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell encouragement. Most passengers made a beeline … Read more

1,300 Southwest Airlines pilots protest pay, hours at Texas airport

More than 1,300 Southwest Airlines pilots picked at a Dallas airport Tuesday – saying they’re overworked and understaffed by the airline company. The protest was held at Dallas Love Field as Southwest Airlines and the pilots’ union, Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, have been in the process of negotiating a new contract for two years. The … Read more

Gravitas: Britain faces biggest railway strike in 30 years – WION

Gravitas: Britain faces biggest railway strike in 30 yearsWION Rail strikes and labor shortages are hurting the UK economyCNN Train strikes: Commuter demands bus driver opens doorsSky News More Than a Million London Commuters Stay Home on Train StrikeBloomberg UK sees biggest rail strike in decades as workers demand better wagesAl Jazeera English View Full … Read more

UK’s biggest rail strike in 30 years brings nation to standstill

Britain is facing its biggest rail strikes in three decades after last-minute talks between a union and train companies failed to agree on pay. Frustrated passengers in England, Scotland and Wales are dealing with severe disruption in what is the largest rail strike in 30 years as they scramble to find transport alternatives for their … Read more

NJ Transit suspends train service for night amid ‘illegal’ union sickout

New Jersey Transit suspended rail service into and out of New York City on Friday night after members of the locomotive engineers’ union called out sick en masse to protest a lack of holiday pay on Juneteenth. Nearly 80 New Jersey transit trains were canceled in what officials called an “illegal job action” – sending … Read more

Russia bears down on Mariupol, strikes other Ukraine cities

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russian forces pummeled a hulking steel plant that held the last pocket of resistance Sunday in Mariupol, a southern Ukraine city that has suffered under siege for six weeks and whose capture would aid Moscow’s plans for a full-scale offensive in the country’s east. With the last Ukrainian fighters in Mariupol … Read more

Russia strikes Ukraine’s big cities, bears down on Mariupol

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russian forces renewed missile strikes on Kyiv and intensified shelling of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, in an apparent strategy to hobble Ukraine’s defenses in preparation for what is expected to be a full-scale Russian assault in the east. These attacks and others scattered across the country were an explosive reminder to … Read more

California grocery workers vote to authorize strike

Thousands of central and Southern California grocery workers have voted to authorize their union to call a strike against several major supermarket chains TownThe Associated Press March 27, 2022, 9:50 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES – Thousands of central and Southern California grocery workers have voted … Read more

Sacramento teachers strike as Minneapolis walkout continues

Thousands of teachers and other school workers in Sacramento walked off the job Wednesday as the California capital became the second big US school district this month to see a work stoppage over pay and staffing shortages as a teachers strike in Minneapolis entered its third week. The disputes in Sacramento and Minneapolis, where teachers … Read more