What are consequences of strikes happening on December 14? Know more about who is striking today?


Royal Mail employees will join train workers and driving examiners on strike as the country’s wave of industrial action this month intensifies.


The nationwide disruption, which began on Tuesday with a 48-hour rail strike, will be amplified on Wednesday when postal employees go on strike as well. Only one out of every five trains is scheduled to run. There will be no Christmas cards distributed. There’s also no indication of thawing in the dispute between employees and employers.

Services like mail delivery and health care will be affected by strikes from now until February. Here are some of the strikes that are going to happen today, December 14-

Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union workers on Network Rail and 14 train operators are still on strike for 48 hours.

Members of the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) at Avanti West Coast have also walked out.

Another countrywide strike will be called by Royal Mail employees.

The DVSA strike in Scotland and Northern Ireland continues.

Staff at the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) are still on strike.

The Environment Agency’s union workers refuse to offer ‘on call’ coverage for unanticipated emergencies.

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Rishi Sunak warned his Cabinet that the country was entering into a “difficult era” due to a wave of industrial action in the coming weeks. The Prime Minister addressed Cabinet by stressing the UK is facing major industrial action across a number of industries this winter and that this would be a tough period to get through,’ said the Prime Minister’s official spokesperson.


  1. Why are they going on strike on the trains?

    Unions are suing the government and train corporations over wages, job losses, and changes to terms and conditions.
  2. Is there going to be a rail strike in December 2022?

    We have been alerted of upcoming strikes that will have a countrywide impact on the network on the following dates: Tuesday, December 13 and Wednesday, December 14, 2022 – RMT strike.

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