Movie Time 24 minutes 25 seconds
Workers in several industries are on strike in December to protest low wages and the high cost of living.
Britain faces an unprecedented month of protests this winter.
Hundreds of thousands of government workers are quitting their jobs.
The situation has gotten so bad that the government may ask the military to help keep things running smoothly.
Workers say years of low wages and poor working conditions have left them unable to cope with the rising cost of living.
The government has said that the strike is “unnecessary” and has encouraged unions to suspend work.
What caused this?
Presenter: Hearing Abughaida
Onay Kasab – National Lead Officer at Unite the Union
Claire Pearsall – United Kingdom Conservative Party Councillor
Naeem Aslam – Senior market analyst at AvaTrade