Strikes in Britain continue in the autumn

28.08.2022. / 16:30

LONDON – Strikes that broke out across Britain in the rail and air transport sectors during the summer will spread to other public sectors and will probably last throughout the autumn, writes the business portal “Bloomberg”.

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Workers in education, hospitals and courts have threatened to strike in the coming weeks to protest that their wages are not keeping up with rising inflation.

Dissatisfaction of civil service workers will meet the new prime minister after Boris Johnson leaves the post on September 6.

“All the services that made the economy grow are now in crisis,” said Kitty Stewart, a social policy expert at the London School of Economics.

In the next few weeks, employees in the public sector, including education, health and emergency services, will soon vote on whether to go on strike.

Criminal court lawyers have already voted to go on strike.

The main problem is salary and employees are dissatisfied with the administration’s decision to keep salary increases below inflation.

Prices across Britain are rising at the fastest pace for 40 years, with incomes not keeping up. A doe


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