28 Aug 2022

Widespread strikes as unions fight for pay increases

Rubbish collectors, barristers, bus drivers, post, port and railway workers. Welcome to the season of strikes and standstills, as unions fight for pay rises to keep pace with inflation.

Soaring food and energy prices are leaving millions of people struggling to pay their bills, and unions are now discussing whether to co-ordinate their strike action to make the impact as widespread as possible.