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Strike to guard safety on train lines

05 July 2016
Scotrail train guards walked out again last Sunday in their latest strike over bosses’ plans to extend driver only operation (DOO) on the network run by Abellio.

Southern rail bosses put brakes on dispute

05 July 2016
The Tory government is allowing Southern Rail bosses to launch a new timetable with 350 less services a day.

Bosses try to force through Driver Only Operations on trains

28 June 2016
The Aslef train drivers’ union has been forced to pay Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) bosses £250,000 in court costs and not to strike over driver only operation (DOO) on Southern and Gatwick Express.

Bus and train strikes scare the fat cat transport bosses

21 June 2016
Four strikes hit public transport around Britain this week as workers lose patience with management attempts to squeeze their pay and conditions - First bus drivers in Leeds and Weymouth and train guards on Southern and Scotrail

Why has the Southern railway gravy train hit the buffers?

21 June 2016
Thousands of services cancelled and many more delayed, but it’s green lights all the way for bosses’ perks. Raymie Kiernan sees the hand of the Tories behind moves to driver-only trains

Court ruling could derail Southern train strike

07 June 2016
A judge banned the Aslef train drivers’ union from going on strike last week.

Reports round-up

24 May 2016
Short reports from industrial disputes and campaigns including Rio cinema strike, Prestwich Arts College, Newcastle University, Post Office job cuts, Croydon Tramlink and Nottingham taxis

Solid strike by Southern railway train guards was two fingers to bosses' intimidation

18 May 2016
Hundreds of trains were cancelled as train guards struck on Wednesday. Bosses want them to bring in more money but the guards fear for passenger safety

Don’t do DOO, say Southern train guards

26 April 2016
Southern train guards walked out on Tuesday, causing massive disruption on the new Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) franchise covering London and the south east.

Reports round up

30 March 2016
Five million public sector workers and 1.5 million in the private sector face a cut in their take-home pay from next week.

New dispute at Tube Lines

08 March 2016
RMT union members employed by London Underground have accepted bosses’ offer on the Night Tube operation by 84 percent. The vote follows the suspension of strikes in January after bosses made concessions.

Stations strike can derail Tube bosses’ plan

02 February 2016
London Underground (LU) station staff in the RMT union were set to strike for 48 hours from 9pm this Saturday.

Strike threat wins concessions on Tube - but attacks on stations continue

26 January 2016
Tube unions Aslef, RMT, TSSA and Unite suspended a 24-hour walkout set to begin on Tuesday of this week after bosses made a new offer.

Underground workers to strike over jobs, pay and Night Tube

19 January 2016
Workers on London Underground were set to strike on Tuesday of next week for 24 hours.

London Tube unions announce new strikes

12 January 2016
Tube unions have called fresh walkouts on London Underground in their long-running dispute over Night Tube and pay.

Bosses admit Night Tube is delayed until 2016 but push ahead with stations attacks

20 October 2015
London Underground bosses announced last week that their plans for Night Tube will be delayed until next year, after a reorganisation of stations has finished.

Tube walkout called off—but threat of cuts remains

08 September 2015
The RMT union has suspended strikes set for this week on the London Underground. The union said bosses made new proposals at talks.

United walkouts halt Night Tube plans in their tracks

01 September 2015
The introduction of Night Tube on London Underground will not go ahead on 12 September as planned.

Unions suspend Tube walkout - but more action could thrash the Tories

25 August 2015
Unions have suspended London Tube strikes planned for Tuesday and Thursday of this week. The three unions—RMT, TSSA and Unite—said progress had been made in talks with bosses.

Tube staff can derail bosses' attacks

18 August 2015
Tube workers in London were set to strike on Tuesday and Thursday of next week against attacks on conditions, health and safety and jobs. 

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