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.
Mark Serwotka from the PCS has criticised the reaction to staff over the proposed industrial action
– Mark Serwotka, PCS General Secretary
To have civil servants have their patriotism questioned by failed politicians like Jeremy Hunt is unacceptable. I understand the reaction the Government was able to whip up.
But we are happy to say this action has been called off.
The government is seeking a High Court injunction to stop border staff from taking strike action on Thursday, the eve of the Olympic Games.
The 24-hour walkout is due to include immigration staff at Heathrow.
The Home Office said the government believed there was a 'procedural error' when Union memebers were balloted.
It is eight days to the start of the Olympics, and two unions have announced strikes that could affect the Games directly.
In a row over Government cuts, airport immigration staff have said they will walk out the day before the Games' opening ceremony, threatening further industrial action during the Olympics.
Our Business Correspondent, Glen Goodman, has the details.
The PCS union has called a strike on the 26th July affecting Border Agency workers. They are also announcing a work-to-rule and a ban on overtime work during the Olympic period.
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.