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The walk-outs are due to continue every weekend until Sunday November 24.
In contrast, Britain's car industry in the 1960s and 1970s was plagued by strikes and walk-outs.
1988 Nurses at hospitals throughout Britain began a series of walk-outs and demonstrations in a last-ditch bid for extra cash from the next day's Budget.
CLASSROOM walk-outs look inevitable this autumn after the two main teaching unions voted to step up industrial action.
Conciliation service Acas said it was making the move because of the escalation of the dispute, which will see a wave of five-day walk-outs in a bitter row over jobs, pay and staffing levels.
The CommunicationWorkers Union (CWU) served notice of further walk-outs next Friday, November 6, and Monday November 9.
Unions will meet staff at the Middlesbrough depot next week and said further walk-outs were possible unless employer Royal Mail came to the negotiating table.
5 per cent pay offer which had been rejected by postal workers and led to a series of national walk-outs.
There have been two nationwide walk-outs in recent weeks following talks which failed to break the deadlocked row.
As well as an overtime ban, working to rule and refusing to cover sporting events, paramedics and technicians are expected to stage two three-hour walk-outs from 7am on February 9,16 and 23.
They will be joined by colleagues across the country when members of the GMB union launch the first of five 24-hour walk-outs on Monday.
But FBU general secretary Andy Gilchrist told 5000 people at a rally in Glasgow yesterday that he expected there to be more walk-outs.