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Oil workers have shut down the refineries as strikes escalate. Pic credit: FranceTVInfo on twitter

Oil workers have shut down all France’s refineries, dockers and railworkers have walked out againts a new labour law, while “Nuit Debout” protestors are in the streets, and the government is stirring up racism to try to divert the anger. John Mullen reports from France

25 May 2016 | In depth
This map shows the chaos of unfair pay

Today bus workers across London are on strike for fair pay. And these strikers at Camberwell garage in south London are an early favourite for Best Picket Line 2015. Solidarity with the strikers!

5 February 2015 | Video
Strikers on 10 July. Pic credit: Geoff Dexter (see more

It’s been an interesting fortnight since the 10 July public sector strike, when around 1.5 million council workers, teachers, civil servants, firefighters, Transport for London staff and others walked out for the day.

26 July 2014 | Notes
Disney Strike, 1941. Pic credit: Kosti Ruohomaa

Today – Thursday 10 July 2014 – more than 1.5 million public sector workers are on strike. They are striking against austerity and are saying “enough is enough”.

10 July 2014 | In depth
Striking Tyldesley miners in 1926

In solidarity with the 1.5 million public sector workers who are set to strike against pay freezes, pension cuts and austerity measures on Thursday 10 July, here are two videos with footage of the 1926 General Strike.

9 July 2014 | Video

The Great Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937 saw US car and component workers take on the powerful multinational car giant, General Motors.

6 February 2014 | Video