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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.

Tensions are rising on the Underground

18 August 2015
Tube workers have fought back against the Tories’ agenda. The two 24-hour shutdowns in July and August showed the power unions have to resist.

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. 

Tube workers call fresh walkouts to take on bosses

11 August 2015
The RMT union has announced two further 24-hour Tube strikes for 25 and 27 August. The other three unions were yet to confirm if they’d join the walkouts as Socialist Worker went to press. 

Second solid Tube strike halts London

06 August 2015
Tube workers brought London to a halt today, Thursday, with a total shutdown of the network.

Tube strike can halt the greedy bosses’ attacks

04 August 2015
A strike by workers in all four Tube unions was set to bring London grinding to a halt on Thursday of this week.

Tube bosses threaten to dock pay for taking action

28 July 2015
London Underground bosses last week threatened to dock workers’ pay for taking part in industrial action.

Union calls fresh strike in fight with Tube bosses

14 July 2015
The Aslef Tube drivers’ union has called a fresh 24-hour strike for 5 August. This follows a united walkout by the Aslef, RMT, TSSA and Unite unions on Wednesday night and Thursday of last week that completely shut down the undergound. 

Shutdown of London's Tube shows the power of united workers

09 July 2015
London Underground was completely shut last night and today, Thursday, as all four Tube unions staged a 24-hour strike. Not a train moved and not a station opened.

Furious protests as Osborne unleashes budget for the rich

09 July 2015
Reports from a budget day of strikes and demonstrations

Tube strike can beat the bosses

07 July 2015
The London Underground was set to be closed completely on Wednesday of this week, as all four Tube unions were preparing for a 24-hour walkout.

Tories face biggest Tube walkout in over a decade

30 June 2015
Tube workers in the RMT union have voted by 91 percent to strike over pay and the introduction of Night Tube. TSSA members voted to strike by three to one. Unite had not announced its results as Socialist Worker went to press.

First Tube union votes for strike on budget day

23 June 2015
Also: fight down the line at national rail over train staff job cuts

Reject the Tube bosses' 'crap' in London Underground ballot

16 June 2015
Also: Strikes at Merseyrail, Bus bosses back off from attacks

DLR cleaners walk out for better pay

02 June 2015
Cleaners working for facilities firm Interserve on Docklands Light Railway (DLR) began a 48-hour strike on Wednesday of last week over pay and working conditions. Also: Tube workers fight rosters, strike on TransPennine Express

Reject the deal at Network Rail

02 June 2015
The RMT union suspended a planned strike at Network Rail after bosses made a new offer. 

New dispute signalled on London Underground

26 May 2015
Tube workers’ unions have declared an official dispute with London Underground.

Action off for Arriva Wales train drivers

30 September 2014
A 24-hour strike by Arriva Wales train drivers set for Friday of last week was suspended after unions said progress was made in talks with management.

Transport workers round-up

23 September 2014
Strikes down the track at Amey Colas | Walkout at Arriva Wales | London Underground overtime ban back on | Mick Cash elected RMT general secretary

Drivers' strike hits major London Tube lines

22 August 2014
The crucial Waterloo and City and Central Lines of London Underground were hit by major disruptions this morning, Friday, as train drivers in the Aslef union walked out on strike.

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