Nigeria’s public university system has lost about 57 months to industrial action since 1999. This has implications for the future workforce.
Doing just the duties that your job requires has a long history in the labour movement.
Ongoing strike action by criminal barristers could disrupt trials until demands for better pay are met.
Firefighters are ringing the alarm about underfunding that’s potentially putting lives at risk. But can industrial law resolve those deeper issues?
Scheduled strikes by UK port workers will add to the challenges plaguing the UK supply chain.
The rise and fall of UK trade union membership numbers can impact the instances and success of industrial action.
The strength of the government and public support can make a crucial difference.
Strikes are happening across various UK industries at the moment, but what is the history of strike action in UK?
Redundancies are an unfortunate fact of life for businesses, but companies can try to make the process of job cuts less painful for workers.
Workers, particularly at the beginning of their careers, don’t know their rights in the workplace, and often fear asserting them.
Inaccurate language in media reports about strike action misrepresents how unions work and denies members’ agency.
Recently announced government plans to lift a ban on hiring agency workers have been tried - and failed – as recently as 2015
Amid growing concern over job security, pay, workload and passenger safety, rail workers in England and Scotland are voting on industrial action.
French rail transport is grinding to a halt. Teachers, truck drivers, lawyers and judges are also threatening to strike indefinitely.
As unions have shrunk, conditions for workers have got worse.
A new generation of workers are joining trade unions and using social media to hold big employers to account.
Academic freedom is routinely recognised as an important principle that is enshrined in a range of governance policies - but staff at one university say it is under threat.
High profile strikes in key sectors – from railways to utility companies and universities – have taken place so far this year.
Traditional picket lines feel outdated now that work is no longer a place that you go, but a thing that you do.
Strike rules for international staff illuminates the intractable tensions that underpin the logic of universities.