Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Mass Walkout Set To Cause Major Disruption in the United Kingdom - 30th Nov 2011

People are being warned of major disruption to schools, council services and airports as up to two million public sector workers go on strike.

Billed as the biggest day of industrial action since the 1979 Winter of Discontent, teachers, court officials and border agency staff will march and man picket lines across the country.

More than 1,000 rallies and demonstrations will take place across the UK with the biggest march in the heart of the capital this afternoon.

Thousands are expected to join the protest calling on the Government to think again on pensions and pay.

The Government has warned unions that today's national action will "achieve nothing".

But workers insist they have no choice but to take action over pension changes which would see them work longer, pay more and receive less in retirement. Read More