Workers at Sellafield nuclear site are set to hold a 24-hour strike in protest over pay.Read the full story ›
Management at Sellafield say they're finalising arrangements to ensure the safety of the nuclear site when workers go on strike.
Members of the GMB union at the plant have voted to walk out in a dispute over pay. They'll be protesting against a below-inflation pay rise. No date has been set for the industrial action.
We believe that a no-strings attached 1.5% pay increase is both fair and reasonable. We made that offer based on company affordability, and it was accepted by the Prospect Union which has collective bargaining rights for the largest group of our workforce.
The GMB represents around 2,000 of our 10,500 strong workforce. Clearly, we are disappointed at the GMB’s ballot result, and will now start to finalise our arrangements to ensure that the site remains safe and secure during any subsequent action."
Members of GMB, the union for nuclear workers, working at Sellafield Ltd in Cumbria have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay.Read the full story ›
Thousands of workers at Sellafield will start voting today on whether to strike against a "completely unacceptable" 1.5% pay offer.Read the full story ›
Staff at further education colleges in southern Scotland are on strike over a pay dispute.Read the full story ›
Junior doctors across Cumbria began a 48-hour strike this morning as part of a dispute with the Government over weekend working.Read the full story ›
Junior doctors in Cumbria are set to walkout for 24 hours from 8am todayRead the full story ›
More than 120 firefighters in Cumbria took part in a 24-hour strike from 7am yesterday.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) said 45 full-time and around 80 on-call firefighters walked out in the latest round of industrial action over a long-running pensions dispute between the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and Government.
During the strike CFRS responded to eight incidents including a car fire in Egremont and a chimney blaze in Ulverston.
Fire and rescue capability was provided by non-striking firefighters during the walkout.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union in Cumbria are returning to work this morning after a 24 hour strike.
They walked out at 7am yesterday morning as part of a long-running national dispute over pensions.
The Government says firefighters have "one of the best pensions in the public sector" but the striking workers say their conditions are being downgraded.
Firefighters in Cumbria are on strike again today as part of a long-running national dispute over pensions.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union will walk out for 24 hours at 7am this morning.
Firefighters in Scotland will work as normal after reaching an agreement with the Scottish Government.