Walkout Wednesday: Britain hit by biggest strike in decades
Summary by Radio France InternationaleUp to half a million British teachers, civil servants, train drivers and university lecturers walked off the job on Wednesday as the UK was hit by a coordinated strikes on a level not seen since the 1980s.
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom
Day of disruption in U.K. as up to half a million join walkout
Thousands of schools in the U.K. are closing some or all of their classrooms, train services will be paralyzed and delays are expected at airports Wednesday in what's shaping up to be the biggest day of industrial action Britain has seen in more than a decade, as unions step up pressure on the government to demand better pay amid a cost-of-living crisis.
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Half a million strike in UK as cost-of-living crisis bites
LONDON: Half a million people stopped work over pay in Britain on Wednesday (Feb 1) leaving transport networks paralysed and thousands of classrooms empty in the largest walkout in over a decade. As Europe battles a cost-of-living crisis, Britain's umbrella labour organisation the Trades Union Congress (TU
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