RMT brought on the industrial action in continuing the dispute with Northern Rail over staffing and the introduction of driver-only trains.Read the full story ›
The Unite union, which represents more than 1,000 staff, has called the action, with a further strike planned by the GMB next week.Read the full story ›
Northern passengers across Cumbria are facing more disruption today as RMT Union workers go on strike for 24 hours, over driver-only operated trains.
More than 1,300 services will run, the majority between 7am and 7pm.
For this strike day a number of new services have been added, including an evening peak service both ways from Carlisle to Newcastle.
Travellers are advised to:
The decision follows an industrial action ballot of Unite members which saw 90% vote for strikes.Read the full story ›
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 ›