May 20, 2024

The UK Border Pressure strike at London’s Heathrow Terminals 2, 3, 4, and 5 ought to have began 25 minutes in the past after I wrote this piece. It ends at 7 AM on Might 3, 2024.

Greater than 300 border workers will stroll from their jobs for 4 days, however they’re anticipated to get replaced by different public workers in the course of the strike.

Union’s Announcement:

Border Pressure officers set to strike tomorrow

A whole lot of PCS members take motion over  adjustments to their working situations

A whole lot of Border Pressure officers at Heathrow Airport tomorrow (Monday) start 4 days’ strike motion over adjustments to their working situations.

The greater than 300 Public and Industrial Providers (PCS) union members working in terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5 will stroll out from 5am on April 29 till 7am on Might 3.

They’re taking motion in protest at plans to introduce new rosters that may see round 250 of them pressured out of their jobs at passport management.

PCS common secretary Fran Heathcote mentioned: “It’s disappointing that regardless of talks final week, the Residence Workplace isn’t ready to grant any flexibility to their new roster.

“None of our devoted and extremely skilled members within the Border Pressure wish to take strike motion however the best way they’ve been handled by their employer leaves them with no choice.

“The Residence Workplace nonetheless has time to forestall tomorrow’s strike if it agrees to desert this unworkable new system.”


Final time, when there was a border strike, issues have been operating easily as sufficient workers have been moved in from different sectors/military to cowl the void.

I entered and exited the UK via London’s Heathrow, and the expertise was clean due to these self-service machines.