Wednesday October 28, 2020

Public sector strike threatens Britain's airports and schools

As many as 2 million government staff, including immigration officials, nurses and civil servants, are expected to take part in a one-day strike in Britain today.

30th November, 2011

As many as 2 million government staff, including immigration officials, nurses and civil servants, are expected to take part in a one-day strike in Britain today.

The Trades Union Congress is organising the strike to protest Prime Minister David Cameron’s plans to make government employees retire later and contribute more to their pensions. The protest will close schools and disrupt airports and hospitals and involves 30 public sector unions.

London’s Heathrow airport, Europe’s busiest hub,...

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