The 48-hour strike, the second in a series of weekend walk-outs
by members of Aslef, was expected to affect more than 100,000 passengers.
10, is tough material, a play likely to polarize audiences across gender lines and almost guaranteed to prompt walk-outs
During the latter period, in addition to outright violence and coercion, the military governments massively "intervened" in the labor movement (replacing its leadership with new officials appointed by the Ministry of Labor), banned strikes almost entirely, and suppressed news reports of the few walk-outs
(mostly illegal) which did take place.
No dates have been set but Unite the union warned that walk-outs
could potentially take place in June.
There have already been 12 walk-outs
in the long-running dispute, but this is the first-time fire-fighters will have gone on strike for a full 24 hours.
Because lawyers are not allowed to strike, they are calling the walk-outs
, taking place nationally, a "training day".
will be the 12th round of industrial action since Easter.
In contrast, Britain's car industry in the 1960s and 1970s was plagued by strikes and walk-outs
1988 Nurses at hospitals throughout Britain began a series of walk-outs
and demonstrations in a last-ditch bid for extra cash from the next day's Budget.
look inevitable this autumn after the two main teaching unions voted to step up industrial action.
The results come as meanwhile BA is embroiled in a bitter labour dispute with 13,000 cabin crew personnel, who on Thursday won a legal battle to enable them to start a series of walk-outs
Conciliation service Acas said it was making the move because of the escalation of the dispute, which will see a wave of five-day walk-outs
in a bitter row over jobs, pay and staffing levels.
The CommunicationWorkers Union (CWU) served notice of further walk-outs
next Friday, November 6, and Monday November 9.
Unions will meet staff at the Middlesbrough depot next week and said further walk-outs
were possible unless employer Royal Mail came to the negotiating table.
And that could lead to walk-outs
by frustrated engineers at dozens of garages who pay rises are already ten weeks overdue.