As well as the numbers of official strike
days spiralling, employers need to watch out for the rising 'hidden' threat of unofficial collective action by disgruntled employees.
The men had been involved in official strike
action over plans to cut hundreds of jobs at the yard.
MEMBERS of Unite, the union at Ford's Bridgend engine plant, have been told they cannot hold an official strike
ballot over planned job cuts - even though they voted to have one.
This revised document is not supported by the Unions, who last Saturday (13th of May) released a new official strike
warning document containing the planned strike actions, shall the Decree be approved on the 24th May.
The TUI said there will be no instruction to members as to whether or not to pass pickets but that advice relates just to the seven official strike
by Bloomberg News Kuwaiti oil sector employees sit in a shaded area on the first day of an official strike
called by the Oil and Petrochemical Industries Workers Union over public sector pay reforms, in Ahmadi, Kuwait, on Sunday.
The union held a consultative ballot, which showed overwhelming support for an official strike
1972: Thousands of British dockers begin an official strike
to safeguard jobs.
But take away the right to official strike
and one of two things happens - either workers end up asking their employer for more or you end up with unofficial action.
That was his 372nd official strike
for the Blaugrana and his 28 in friendlies for the Catalan club meant he had reached a new milestone as he became the only player in history to register 400 strikes for a Spanish side.
The head of aviation union Hava-Is said the employee action was a response to the draft bill, but was not an official strike
- THY staff can strike only after a statutory process.
The government provided pounds 300m of financial assistance to the industry and prevented official strike
action, though pockets of discontent remained.