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Tube bosses’ two-tier plan beaten back by action threat

Tube bosses’ two-tier plan beaten back by action threat London Tube bosses’ attempt to opportunistically seize on safety concerns raised by union members has been thwarted by the threat of industrial action.

Warning—fat cat thieves are operating out of your train station

Warning—fat cat thieves are operating out of your train station Commuters in Britain spend six times as much on rail fares as passengers in the rest of Europe.

Strike called at Arriva Traincare as Southern dispute rolls on

Strike called at Arriva Traincare as Southern dispute rolls on Workers at train maintenance company Arriva Traincare were set to walk out on Friday 18 August over their bosses’ latest refusal to improve a pay offer.

United national action can derail Tory assault on train unions and safety

United national action can derail Tory assault on train unions and safety Workers have announced fresh strikes that will shut down the Southern rail network.

Coordinated train strikes hit rail bosses as their lies over attacks on safety unravel

Coordinated train strikes hit rail bosses as their lies over attacks on safety unravel Workers on three rail networks walked out in a coordinated day of strikes today, Monday. Meanwhile bosses’ arguments for the changes that will undermine safety were unravelling.

Workers set to take action on rail networks

Workers set to take action on rail networks A series of walkouts are set to begin on three rail networks across England this weekend

Bosses who plunged railways into chaos blame the unions that fought back

27 June 2017
As rail unions announced new strikes, a long-buried report by former Virgin Trains executive Chris Gibb blamed them for the mess at Southern rail.

More strikes on the cards to stop disastrous DOO?

13 June 2017
The RMT rail union signalled its disputes on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail could reignite in the wake of the general election results.

Reports round-up: Lecturers in Manchester resist jobs cull

06 June 2017
Disputes at Manchester Metropolitan University, Argos, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Birmingham bins, Bank of England and London Underground

Reports round up: Union officials block strike by Kirklees social workers

30 May 2017
Unison officials block social workers' strikes in Kirklees | Rail strike suspended |Glass workers fight over pay | plus more

Rail workers call 24 hour strike against DOO

23 May 2017
Train guards on Southern, along with their RMT union colleagues on Northern and Merseyrail, were set for a coordinated 24-hour rail walkout next Tuesday.

Unions push for more action in face of obstinate rail bosses

23 May 2017
The state of the railways is a good reason to vote out the Tories on 8 June and back Jeremy Corbyn.

Bus workers begin ballots in defence of their unions

16 May 2017
Over 400 workers across Stagecoach South West buses are balloting for strikes over the victimisation and sacking of a RMT union branch official.

Strike at Arriva depots against rail bosses’ lack of care

16 May 2017
Workers at train maintenance company Arriva Traincare were set to walk out over the bosses’ latest pay offer on Friday.

Reports round-up: London Bridge 3 dispute to spread across Tube

09 May 2017
Also: Bectu conference | DHL pay victory | EHRC cuts strike dates | Scottish councils pay ballot | Abortion demo in Birmingham | March remembers mining disaster in Barnsley

Solid picket lines on Northern rail strike

02 May 2017
Over 1,000 Northern rail train guards and drivers union struck last Friday.

Rail workers rally against cuts that threaten safety

02 May 2017
Hundreds of workers joined a protest outside Parliament in London, and strikes are coming.

Strike ballot hits the buffers as threshold thwarts RMT

25 April 2017
A vote for strikes by London Underground workers has been possibly the first to fall foul of new Tory ballot thresholds.

As walkouts hit schools, BMW, colleges and the railways - strikes are an election issue

25 April 2017
Several groups of workers are refusing to put their struggles to one side in the run-up to the general election and are holding successful strikes.

Rail strikes over safety aren't stopping

18 April 2017
More coordinated rail strikes to defend the role of the train guard have been announced by the RMT rail union.

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