Posts Tagged ‘ strikes ’

Nobody is gonna rain on my parade

May 30th, 2013 | By

The title of today’s story is the last line and a bit from a song in Funny Girl, a song made memorable by Barbara Streisand. And that’s how I feel about this week.

Making the most of the school strike

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

We understand that many of you will be struggling to find things to do with your kids today, as a result of the strikes in many schools across the country. Here’s a few fab ideas…

Strikes Galore

Aug 5th, 2010 | By

August and September may get rather miserable for some of us. We have the continuing saga at British Airways, Spanish air traffic controllers have voted overwhelmingly to strike and Greek lorry drivers also threatened that they would refuse to deliver fuel. Luckily, that strike is now over. Aer Lingus cabin crew are being balloted on a work-to-rule. Rome airport will have a strike there for 4 hours on 9th September. There is a French and an Indian general strike both on 7th September and one in Spain on 29th September. Two weeks ago we had the French air traffic controllers on strike. Even pilots in Sweden had a brief strike in July and another in June.
So what will it mean for us?