For Europe, the beginning of 2023 has been rather somber. On one hand, the NATO nations in the continent are dealing with the increasing pressure due to the Russia-Ukraine war….while on the other hand, nations there are enduring long-drawn out strikes. Just a while back..around 100,000 NHS nurses went on strikes in UK…Then, Spain saw women protesting against Sexual violence… France also recently witnessed massive strikes over pension reforms…Now, teachers and Civil Servants in UK…among other groups, have gone on strike. And U.K is not the only country where teachers are out on streets. But why? Why are teachers in UK and a few other European nations have taken to streets? And what are they demanding? In this video, we break down exactly these aspects for you. But before that, don’t forget to like, share and subscribe to Oneindia.
Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers went out on strike across the UK on Wednesday 1st February in the largest single day of industrial action since November 2011. Up to half a million people joined picket lines as the dispute between the government and unions over pay rumbles on. Schoolteachers, university lecturers, civil servants, rail staff and bus drivers, and Border Force staff at ports and airports all walked out today, with firefighters and NHS workers planning action in the coming weeks. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The shadow trade secretary says he doesn't trust the government to fix the problems in the NHS, suggesting "it's rather like asking arsonists to put out the fire that they themselves have set". Nick Thomas-Symonds also challenges Rishi Sunak to "come clean" about what he knew about Nadhim Zahawi's tax affairs when he appointed him to government. Report by Wardl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The health secretary lauded the NHS' new 'Urgent and Emergency Recovery Plan' which was announced on Monday. A key focus of the plan is to increase the current workforce, and Steve Barclay confirmed "we're on track to deliver our manifesto commitment for 50,000 more nurses". Report by Wardl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn