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Up to 2 mn workers stage public sector #J10 strike

Up to 2 mn workers stage public sector #J10 strike
An estimated 1.5 mn public sector workers have walked out forcing schools and offices to close during a massive coordinated strike against ‘poverty pay'. It is believed to be the biggest since the 1926 General Strike.
  • 10 July 2014

    14:06 GMT

    Thousands of protesters gathered in London to strike over 'poverty pay'.

  • 13:06 GMT

    Thank you to all the teachers who took strike action today.We know this is not a decision that was taken lightly http://t.co/LvXKV0qeHR#J10

    — NUT (@NUTonline) July 10, 2014

  • 12:55 GMT

    WATCH LIVE: Massive #J10 public workers strike 'against poverty pay' in London http://t.co/eX6cE46HAppic.twitter.com/0cpFjXeBVi

    — RT (@RT_com) July 10, 2014

  • 12:53 GMT

    Fantastic turnout from GMB Southern Region members at today's #j10 strike march pic.twitter.com/QqfZ701IBB

    — GMB (@GMBSouthern) July 10, 2014

  • 12:32 GMT

    WATCH LIVE: Massive #J10 public workers strike 'against poverty pay' in London http://t.co/eX6cE46HAppic.twitter.com/0cpFjXeBVi

    — RT (@RT_com) July 10, 2014

  • 12:30 GMT

    #j10 marchers assemble outside the BBC https://t.co/Qa8giFaQWD

    — jason ilagan (@jasonilagan) July 10, 2014

  • 12:29 GMT

    #J10 traf square strike rally @revsoc21pic.twitter.com/p2ZpQcDFZ9

    — Rob Owen (@BrixtonRebel) July 10, 2014

  • 12:27 GMT

    Bournemouth rally occupies BIC steps to demand #J10 msg heard. Victorian costumes: stop turning back time on pay! pic.twitter.com/Z9pBRmFkfh

    — UNISON South West (@UNISONSW) July 10, 2014

  • 12:23 GMT

    #fbu firefighters out in force on today's demo #July10pic.twitter.com/QWffwFoJnh

    — Nancy Taaffe (@NancyTaaffe) July 10, 2014
  • 12:20 GMT

    Penalty for not participating in politics is to be governed by your inferiors (Plato) pic.twitter.com/hCcH5VMDQI#solidarity#j10#nssn...

    — Dave Nellist (@davenellist) July 10, 2014

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