August 18, 2022

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Transport strike dates: August airline and practice strikes in full as journey chaos continues

Britain’s transport companies have been crippled by strike motion staged by airline and rail employees throughout the nation this summer season. Disputes over pay and dealing situations compelled passengers to search out different strategies of journey, or face extreme delays on account of workers walkouts which happened all through July. With additional strikes anticipated throughout main airways, rail networks and London’s underground companies this month, it appears there isn’t any finish in sight for fed-up commuters and holidaymakers. These are all of the strikes you may anticipate to see in August.

Employees working within the journey sector have held quite a few walkouts throughout the nation in protest over pay and dealing situations because the starting of summer season.

Rejected pay presents and a “lack of transparency” from rail corporations and airways are on the coronary heart of the disputes between unions and managers, lots of whom have did not resolve the monetary disparity between present pay charges and the escalating value of residing disaster.

Because of this, additional strikes and industrial motion are anticipated to proceed all through August with a number of walkouts planed to happen from subsequent week.

Right here is an up-to-date checklist of commercial motion anticipated to have an effect on British travellers all through the month.

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Monday, August 8


Ryanair cabin crew in Spain will maintain a 4 day strike starting on Monday, August 8.

Two unions, Unión Sindical Obrera (USO) and Sitcpla, have referred to as for the strikes to proceed on a weekly foundation for 5 months, which means they’ll final from August 8, 2022 to January 7, 2023.

The motion will primarily have an effect on the airports of Madrid-Barajas, Barcelona, Malaga, Alicante, Seville and Palma de Mallorca.

Friday, August 12

EasyJet pilots in Spain may even strike following a dispute over pay and dealing situations.

The strike will final 72-hours (till Sunday, 14) and repeat once more on August 19, 21, 27 and 29.

Thursday, August 18

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union will stroll out in between strikes on August 18, affecting Community Rail and 14 practice operators in an ongoing row over pay, jobs and situations.

Seven practice corporations within the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Affiliation (TSSA) may even be affected by strike motion as a part of the rail-industry vast industrial motion.

Friday, August 19

London Underground and Overground workers will stage a single day of strike motion.

Round 10,000 members of the RMT union engaged on the tube, in addition to 400 Overground workers working at Arriva Rail London will strike for twenty-four hours, in two separate disputes over jobs and pay.

Spanish easyJet pilots who’re a part of the SEPLA union proceed to strike till Sunday.

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Saturday, August 20

A nationwide one-day rail strike by the RMT will happen, affecting Community Rail and 14 practice working corporations.

TSSA strikes may even have an effect on seven practice corporations as a part of the nationwide rail-industry motion.

EasyJet pilots in Spain will maintain the third day of their second strike.

Sunday, August 21

Spanish easyJet pilots will come to the tip of their second strike, earlier than the third week of walkouts start on Saturday, August 27.

Saturday, August 27

EasyJet employees in Spain who’re a part of the SEPLA union will start the third weekend of strikes.

The 72-hour strike will proceed till Monday, August 29.

Will different corporations strike?

Whereas a number of confirmed strike dates have been introduced by Ryanair, easyJet, and rail networks throughout the UK, much more workers walkouts might happen elsewhere all through the month.

Royal Mail

Following earlier strike motion in June and July, greater than 115,000 Royal Mail employees have voted to return on strike in a dispute over pay.

Members of the Communication Staff Union (CWU) are backing the motion which is prone to happen in August, although no actual dates have been confirmed.

British Airways

Negotiations over pay for British Airways pilots are “ongoing” although employees have threatened strikes if no decision is reached.

Port of Felixstowe

Dockers in Unite the Union are anticipated to strike in late August however no dates are set and talks are ongoing.

Felixstowe Dock and Railway Firm had supplied a pay improve of 5 % to its employees, however union bosses mentioned this was “pretty distant” from their calls for.

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