A planned strike by Home Office staff including immigration officers in a row over jobs and pay has been called off.
Workers at one of the country's biggest train companies are to take industrial action during the Olympics in a row over a bonus payment
The Unite union announced that London's bus-drivers will walk out on the 5th July, a week today.
Drivers who work for East Midlands Trains, which runs some services to St. Pancras, are to stage three days of strikes during the Olympics. Members of the Aslef union are walking out on August 6th, 7th and 8th because of a dispute over pensions.
Firefighters in Essex are due to take part in a 24-hour walkout today. It's the latest in a series of strikes in a row over the county's cost cutting plans for the fire service.
Fire chiefs in Essex have been accused of undermining relationships with union members, ahead of a second fire-fighters' strike.
The one-hour strike is scheduled for 4 o'clock this morning. But any firefighters taking part have been warned they'll be forced out of bed - and off the premises - depsite the unsociable hour.
The Fire Brigade says they'll be considered trespassers if they stay in the building.
Union officials say they're protesting against a reduction in front-line firefighter numbers but the fire service says it has made a number of concessions, including promising there will be no redundancies.
Striking firefighters have warned that fire chiefs risk undermining talks - after it emerged they will be forced out of bed at 4am tomorrow morning.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union in Essex are due to hold their second of five planned strikes between 4am and 5am in a dispute over a cuts.
They have been told that despite the anti-social hour and forecasts of heavy rain, they will be forced to leave their stations or be deemed to be trespassers.
A spokesman for the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said it was simply looking to enforce regulations.
Hundreds of firefighters are going on strike in Essex today.
The Fire Brigade union says members will walk out at 10 o'clock in the morning, returning at six.
The Essex Fire Service says "excellent contingency plans" are in place.
The Essex Fire Service says "excellent contingency plans" will be in place when fire-fighters go on strike tomorrow. The Fire Brigade Union says members will walk out at 10am - 6pm. They claim one in eight fire-fighter posts have been cut since 2008 and more are at risk.
Essex Fire and Rescue say the union actually balloted on procedural matters, most of which have been resolved.
Further bus strikes are on the cards for the capital after the head of the Unite union said he would call for more industrial action unless there is a deal over pay during the Olympics.
It follows last week's walkout, which halted two thirds of services across London.
Marcus Powell has the details.