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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.

Transport round-up

19 August 2014
Department for Transport protest; Heathrow Express ovetime ban; ISS cleaners; Alsef drivers' union

First Group workers in Glasgow reject bosses' miserly pay offer

01 July 2014
Strikes at Glasgow’s largest bus operator First Group over pay took a step closer after workers rejected paltry pay offers from bosses.

Tube driver vote for action on safety

20 May 2014
Tube drivers on London Underground’s Jubilee line have voted by a solid 88 percent to strike in a dispute over safety.

London Tube strike is suspended—but the fight isn’t over

06 May 2014
Bosses and the RMT union agreed on a review of closures after last week’s strike, but Tube workers say prepare for more, reports Raymie Kiernan

Solid Tube strike defies London Underground bosses and brings stations to a halt

29 April 2014
London Underground (LU) workers in the RMT union struck solidly for 48 hours from Monday of this week to defend jobs, ticket offices and safety.

Blow for Tory ticket office plans

04 March 2014
Tory plans to close ticket offices and cut nearly 1,000 Tube workers’ jobs on London Underground (LU) has suffered a blow. 

Protesters take on rail fare rises

07 January 2014
campaigners protested against fare rises at London’s King’s Cross mainline station on Thursday of last week. 

Reports round-up 2

05 November 2013
Strike ballot looms on London Underground | Mitie cleaners set for a three-day walkout | Aslef suspends drivers’ action | Strike ballot result due at UPS Camden | Building workers reject poor pay deal

Train union suspends strikes for talks

29 October 2013
Over 500 train drivers working for CrossCountry voted by 81 percent for strikes last month over rest days.

Drivers get in gear for train walkouts

29 October 2013
Train drivers on the TransPennine Express in the Aslef union are set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

City Link workers protest over wage cuts

08 October 2013
City Link workers (above) and supporters demonstrated in Southsea last Saturday. They plan further protests on Saturday of this week over contracts that will cut pay by up to £7,000 a year.

Drivers begin 12 days of action

28 May 2013
Bus drivers in the Unite union working for Bus Vannin on the Isle of Man began a 12-day strike on Saturday of last week. They are fighting wage cuts of up to £3,000 per year.

East Mids trains on strike

08 May 2012
Some 460 train drivers in the Aslef union at East Midlands Trains struck on Tuesday and Thursday of last week over pensions.

East Midlands train drivers set to strike over pensions

01 May 2012
Drivers at East Midlands Trains are set to strike over pensions this week. The Aslef union members voted in favour of action by 76 percent.

Tube drivers suspend further strikes

03 January 2012
The Aslef union has suspended plans for further strikes by London Underground train drivers.

Transpennine train strike forces bosses to table

30 August 2011
Members of the RMT and Aslef rail unions at First Transpennine Express on Wednesday of last week has forced management to offer talks on pay.

All the banners on the TUC anti-cuts demo, 26 March 2011

31 March 2011
Acton Community Theatre Afghans Against Neo-Feudalism Alexandra Park School Anglesey Primary School Against the Cuts Artists Against Cuts Arts Against Cuts Aslef Black and Ethnic Minority Members Aslef Doncaster Aslef Glasgow Aslef Kings Cross Aslef Leeds 116 Branch Aslef LGBT Aslef national banner Aslef Port Talbot Aslef Ramsgate Aslef Southern Region Aslef Waterloo Nine Elms Aslef Women Members Association of Educational Psychologists Association of Musical Marxists Association of Revenue and Customs</

Train drivers set to strike in Wales

22 February 2011
Members of the Aslef train drivers’ union at Arriva Trains Wales are set to strike on Monday of next week over pay.

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