Hi folks, i hope you all had a good weekend
As now in early December, there's quite a few strikes/ballots happening from various sectors, so thought i'd collate some info on what/when they are to help you avoid them as best as possible. Likely some will be caught up in them but at least you can try plan ahead, book they day off work, if possible etc.
Whether you agree with them or not, i've tried to list who's striking, what date(s) and most have a link out to a page where you can read more. as/when strikes get either cancelled, added, updated,or just moved, i'll update. If i miss anything, please shout and i'll review. Thank you.Usually the RMT Train companies that will be affected are:
GTR (including Thameslink, Southern, Great Northern and Gatwick Express)
Avanti West Coast
East Midlands Railway
Great Western Railway
London North Eastern Railway
West Midlands Trains
Heathrow Express and London Northwestern Railway are also expected to be affected.
Although check below and/or on your local service for more info (Some are still assessing the strike impact and will announce information 'soon')
December 5: Homelessness charity Shelter’s staff start ‘unprecedented’ two-week strike until 16th December
December 5: Members of the Fire Brigades Union start voting on strikes over pay.
December 7 and 8: Members of the Scottish Secondary Teachers Association and NASUWT will strike in Scotland.
December 9, 11, 14, 15, 23 and 24: More strikes by Royal Mail workers.
December 12: Strike ballot among members of the Royal College of Midwives and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy closes.
December 13/14: 48-hour strike by Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union members on Network Rail and 14 train operators.
Various train services affected.
December 13/14: 48 hour strike by members of the Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) at Avanti West Coast and start of other forms of industrial action at other train companies and Network Rail.
December 13: Civil servants in the Public and Commercial Services union start a month of industrial action
December 15: Members of the Royal College of Nursing strike.Royal College of Nursing
members working on Agenda for Change contracts at the following employers will take strike action on December 15 and 20, likely you'll start seeing cancellations for 'routine' appointments but your local hospital should
contact you, if you're affected.
East Midlands Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
East Midlands NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICB
East Midlands Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
East Midlands Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
East Midlands Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Eastern Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Eastern Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Eastern Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Eastern Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Eastern NHS Hertfordshire and West Essex ICB
Eastern Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
London Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation
London Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
London Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London NHS North Central London ICB
London Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
North West Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
North West Health Education England
North West Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Found Trust
North West Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
North West Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust
North West Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
North West The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Found Trust
North West The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Northern Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Northern Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Northern The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
South East Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
South East Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
South East Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
South West Devon Partnership NHS Trust
South West Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
South West Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
South West Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
South West NHS Bath, North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire ICB
South West NHS Devon ICB (One Devon)
South West NHS Gloucestershire ICB (One Gloucestershire)
South West North Bristol NHS Trust
South West Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
South West Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
South West Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
South West University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation
South West University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
West Midlands Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
West Midlands Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS
West Midlands NHS Birmingham and Solihull ICB (BSol ICB)
West Midlands The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
West Midlands University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
West Midlands Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Yorkshire & Humber Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Yorkshire & Humber Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Yorkshire & Humber NHS England
Yorkshire & Humber The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Wales Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Wales Powys Teaching Local Health Board
Wales Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust Headquarters
Wales Hywel Dda University Health Board
Wales Swansea Bay University Health Board
Wales Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Wales Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Wales Velindre NHS Trust
Wales Public Health Wales
Wales Health Education and Improvement Wales Health Authority
Wales NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Wales Digital Health and Care Wales
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council
Northern Ireland Southern Health and Social Care Trust
Northern Ireland Western Health and Social Care Trust
Northern Ireland Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Northern Ireland Business Services Organisation
Northern Ireland Regulation & Quality Improvement Authority
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service
Northern Ireland Public Health Agency
Northern Ireland Northern Health and Social Care Trust
Northern Ireland South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Ambulance Service
December 16/17: Another 48-hour RMT strike. (See above)
Various train services affectedDecember 16/17: Another 48 hour strike by TSSA members at Avanti West Coast
December 16: RMT members working as security guards on Eurostar strike
December 17: TSSA members at Avanti West Coast and c2c strike.
December 18: Another strike by Eurostar security staff.
December 18: RMT members on Network Rail and 14 train operators start overtime ban, until January 2.
Various train services affected
December 20: Another strike by RCN members
. (See 15th December for Locations)
December 20: More than 10,000 ambulance workers in England and Wales to strike on two days in December
. More than 10,000 ambulance workers across nine trusts in England and Wales will strike on 21 and 28 December, the GMB union has confirmed.
The GMB, Unison and Unite unions are coordinating industrial action in a row over pay.
The ambulance workers will strike on 21 December and be joined by paramedics, emergency care assistants, call handlers and other staff on 28 December.
The walkouts will affect the following trusts:
• South West Ambulance Service
• South East Coast Ambulance Service
• North West Ambulance Service
• South Central Ambulance Service
• North East Ambulance Service
• East Midlands Ambulance Service
• West Midlands Ambulance Service
• Welsh Ambulance Service
• Yorkshire Ambulance Service
December 22/23: Another strike by Eurostar security staff.
December 22/23: Railway cleaners across the country in the RMT union strike
December 23rd - 26th Border Force workers across UK airports and ports will take strike action on key dates in December as its union calls for the government to come back to the negotiating table.Strikes will take place between 23rd and 26th December, and from 28th to 31st December
, impacting Birmingham, Cardiff, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Manchester airports, as well as the Port of Newhaven.
24th Dec - 27th Dec - RMT members will stage an extra walk-out on Network Rail
from 6pm on Christmas Eve until 6am on December 27. Two 48-hour strikes next week – on December 13,14, 16 and 17 – will definitely go ahead, the union also confirmed today.
26th and 27th Dec - TSSA announces fresh CrossCountry rail strike Members of the Transport
Salaried Staffs Association at CrossCountry will strike on Boxing Day and December 27.
28 to 31st December - Further Border Force Strikes (See December 23rd for details)
December 31: Another railway cleaners' strike
January 3/4: Another 48-hour RMT strike
. Various train services affected
January 5th: All of UK’s rail companies to stage walk out on January 5
January 6/7: Another 48-hour RMT strike
. Various train services affected
January 9: Junior doctors start voting on strikes
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