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Pay dispute will cause passenger chaos at Heathrow this friday

Delays to aircraft taking off and passengers disembarking can be expected on Friday (12 September) when ground handlers strike for 24 hours at three Heathrow terminals in a dispute about pay. Talks between Unite, the country’s largest union, which represents more than 500 ground handlers, and the management of ASIG broke down on Monday over…

Royal Mail strike ballot planned over privatisation

Postal workers’ leaders have decided to hold a national strike ballot if no agreement is made over jobs, pensions and other issues linked to the Government’s controversial plans to privatise the Royal Mail. Around 500 Communication Workers Union (CWU) representatives voted unanimously to press ahead with a strike ballot of 115,000 Royal Mail workers, no…