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German airline Lufthansa said it would probably have to cancel most of its short-haul flights on Friday afternoon and evening after cabin crew union UFO announced a walkout on flights from Frankfurt and D[R][degrees]sseldorf starting from 1300 GMT.
The next phase of industrial action by the Fire Brigades Union takes place today after firefighters staged a five-hour walkout on Friday.
The resolution declares the NUT's walkout last month was a success, and calls on the union to continue its Stand Up For Education campaign.
The resolution declares that the NUT's national walkout last month was a success, and calls on the union to continue its Stand Up For Education campaign.
The UnivS ersity of Liverpool said there was no disruption to student exams and Liverpool Hope said the walkout had "minimal" impact.
The strike follows a walkout by PCS members in other government departments, courts, driving test centres and museums on Friday as part of a three-month campaign over cuts, which started with a national strike on Budget day, March 20.
Last Friday, the union opened its strike with an eight-hour walkout in Frankfurt and warned of more to come if Lufthansa did not give ground, union has given only a few hours' notice of where and when it plans to strike.
Unions have held off from taking strike action while last-ditch wage negotiations were still underway, but with no breakthrough in the deadlocked talks overnight Monday, the UFO labour union declared the negotiations as failed and called for immediate walkouts.
NUT members in London also staged a one-day walkout last month.
Walkouts by the employees who guide planes to parking places are now in their third week, and have so far had a limited impact at Frankfurt, Europe's third-busiest airport in terms of passenger numbers.
Summary: A series of Tube strikes are set to go ahead as talks aimed at averting the walkouts in London broke down.
British Airways cabin crew have voted for more walkouts in their long-running dispute with the airline.