December in Britain: A month of strikes

A person walks past images of National Health Service (NHS) workers displayed on hoardings outside a temporary field hospital at St George's Hospital, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, January 8, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Britain faces disruption from widespread industrial action this month as many workers struggling with a cost of living crisis seek pay rises that better reflect double-digit levels of inflation.

Strikes are due to take place on almost every day for the rest of the month, across a range of sectors:

DEC. 15

- Nurses

- Postal workers

DEC. 16

- More than 40,000 railway workers from the RMT union

- TSSA union rail workers at Avanti West Coast

- National Highways traffic officers in parts of England

- London bus workers employed by Abellio

- A planned strike by ground handlers employed by Menzies at Heathrow Airport has been suspended.

DEC. 17

- More than 40,000 railway workers from the RMT union, as well as thousands of rail workers from the TSSA union

- National Highways traffic officers in parts of England

- London bus workers employed by Abellio

- A planned strike by ground handlers employed by Menzies at Heathrow Airport has been suspended.

DEC. 18

- A planned strike by ground handlers employed by Menzies at Heathrow Airport has been suspended.

DEC. 20

- Nurses

DEC. 21

- Ambulance workers

DEC. 22

- Security staff at international rail service Eurostar

- National Highways traffic officers in parts of England

DEC. 23

- Postal workers

- Security staff at international rail service Eurostar

- Border Force workers at major airports

- National Highways traffic officers in parts of England

DEC. 24

- More than 40,000 railway workers from the RMT union

- Postal workers

- Border Force workers at major airports

- National Highways traffic officers in parts of England

DEC. 25

- More than 40,000 railway workers from the RMT union

- Border Force workers at major airports

- National Highways traffic officers in parts of England

DEC. 26

- More than 40,000 railway workers from the RMT union

- Border Force workers at major airports

DEC. 27

- More than 40,000 railway workers from the RMT union

DEC. 28

- Ambulance workers

- Border Force workers at major airports

- TSSA union rail workers at Great Western Railway and West Midlands Trains

DEC. 29

- Border Force workers at major airports

- Ground handlers employed by Menzies at Heathrow Airport

- TSSA union rail workers at Great Western Railway and West Midlands Trains

DEC. 30

- Border Force workers at major airports

- National Highways traffic officers in parts of England

- Ground handlers employed by Menzies at Heathrow Airport

DEC. 31

- Border Force workers at major airports

- National Highways traffic officers in parts of England

- Ground handlers employed by Menzies at Heathrow Airport

Compiled by Kylie MacLellan; Editing by Alex Richardson

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