Hundreds protest in London against bill limiting right to strike

Hundreds of people protested here on 16 January 2023 outside 10 Downing Street, the official residence of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, against a bill that would enforce minimum service levels during strikes in crucial sectors such as health care and public transport. EFE/EPA/ANDY RAIN

London, Jan 16 (EFE).- Hundreds of people protested here Monday outside 10 Downing Street, the official residence of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, against a bill that would enforce minimum service levels during strikes in crucial sectors such as health care and public transport. Following months of strikes by rail and postal employees, nurses, ambulance … Read more

UK gov’t urges ‘common sense’ amid ambulance strike

London (United Kingdom).- Striking ambulance workers picket outside Waterloo Ambulance Station in London, Britain, 21 December 2022. EFE/EPA/MARK THOMAS

London, Dec 21 (EFE).- The UK health secretary on Wednesday asked people in England and Wales to use their “common sense” and be “mindful” about their activities amid an ambulance drivers strike. Steve Barclay said that the National Health Service is expected to be “under very severe pressure” as thousands of workers walked out to … Read more