• Traffic jammed as Spanish taxi driver strike continues

    Traffic jammed as Spanish taxi driver strike continues0

    Traffic is still snarled in some of Spain’s biggest cities as striking taxi drivers extend their protest against ride-hailing services. Hundreds of taxis have spent a fourth consecutive night parked on the Gran Via, one of Barcelona’s main roads, while dozens of protesters slept in tents along Madrid’s Paseo de la Castellana. The protesters want

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  • Unite slammed over ‘irresponsible’ industrial action at border

    Unite slammed over ‘irresponsible’ industrial action at border0

    Pedestrians crossing into Gibraltar from Spain yesterday faced lengthy queues as members of Unite the Union in the Borders and Coastguard Agency [BCA] continued with industrial action at the frontier, drawing a furious reaction from commuters and the local business community. At one point, the queue snaked back from Gibraltar through Spanish immigration control, across

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  • Unite’s Christian Duo addresses workers at Interserve

    Unite’s Christian Duo addresses workers at Interserve0

    Unite cancels Interserve strike after agreeing ‘negotiated proposal’ Unite the Union has cancelled planned industrial action at Interserve after reaching a negotiated proposal with the company following constructive and positive discussions. The union had planned to start industrial action today following the walkout earlier this week in protest at news that Interserve was to cut

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  • Unite protests over Interserve cuts, with support from No.6

    Unite protests over Interserve cuts, with support from No.60

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo joined more than 200 workers outside No.6 Convent Place yesterday as they demonstrated against job cuts by the Ministry of Defence contractor Interserve. In a show of solidarity, Mr Picardo joined workers who had marched from the naval base to The Convent, as they brandished banners and chanted ‘Enough is enough’.

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