All the confirmed national strike actions, ballots and industrial disputes currently going on across the UK

A number of trade unions have warned that industrial action is a necessary last resort in the face of real-terms pay cuts for workers across the economy

Wednesday, 27th July 2022, 10:18 am

As inflation continues to rise, fuelling a cost of living crisis which shows no signs of abating, many workers across the economy are opting for industrial action in a bid to win real-terms pay increases.

With the latest figures showing CP inflation hitting 9.4% in June and RPI at around 11%, many people are set to receive a real-terms pay cut this year.

Trade unions, charities and a number of think tanks have all called for workers to receive pay rises which at least keep pace with inflation, although figures from the Bank of England and in government have warned against this as they say this could fuel further inflation.

In the face of this, many trade unions have already announced some form of industrial action, or have announced ballots of workers to see if they support taking strike action.

These are all the main national strike, strike ballots and potential disputes to have been announced.

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