Industrial Strike Action

Thousands of workers from across the Midlands will taking industrial strike action today.

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Hundreds protest at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Protesters at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Credit: Bob Withers

About three hundred workers from the PCS, the UCU and UNITE converged on Queen Elizabeth Hospital from different locations for a demonstration.

Hundreds out in force at Birmingham protests Credit: Bob Withers

As one of the city's largest public sector employers they say the hospital is exactly the kind of place that will be affected by further attacks on their pay and pensions.

Unions gathered at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Credit: Bob Withers

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Civil servant strike action in Telford

Civil servant strike action outside MOD Donnington Credit: John Czerepaninec
Pickets outside MOD Donnington Credit: John Czerepaninec

Thousands of workers from across the Midlands will taking industrial strike action today.

Union leaders are estimating that up to 400,000 workers will be involved in demonstrations across the country.

Civil servants, health workers, lecturers, staff from the Ministry of Defence and immigration officers will be joining the strikes and other forms of protest across the UK.

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