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Teachers welcome pension changes as ‘a valuable life lesson’

‘If we weren’t showing our pupils that you get shafted by your employer whether you’re in the public or private sector, we wouldn’t be doing our jobs properly.’

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Posted: Jun 28th, 2011
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Self-employed plumber still on strike

can't stand idly by watching his career go down the drainSelf-employed Bolton plumber Dave North has today announced further strikes in an ongoing and increasingly bitter row with himself over pay and benefits.

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Posted: Jan 28th, 2011
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Rescue operation delayed as Chilean miners go on strike

‘The Chilean Mineworkers Union told us we shouldn’t stand for these working and living conditions,’ said one of the miners.

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Posted: Oct 9th, 2010
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Middle-class families to strike over child benefit cuts

the canapes will have to waitParent Teacher Association fetes and the Home Counties dinner party circuit could be badly hit.

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Posted: Oct 5th, 2010
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Trade unions scramble to organise last-minute summer of strike disruption

Britain’s Trade Unions are racing to rectify an error allowing nearly the whole summer to pass without the traditional chaos of strikes normally enjoyed by holidaymakers, commuters, businesses and the general public.

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2010
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