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Rail strikes called for the holidays

Rail strikes called for the holidays RMT union members are due to strike on Arriva Cross Country, Merseyrail, Virgin West Coast, Greater Anglia and South Western Railway

Reports round-up: Get a move on over equal pay, Glasgow council

Reports round-up: Get a move on over equal pay, Glasgow council Also: Sellafield | Virgin trains | Kingsmill bakery | Quality Line buses | Kent buses | Medway Maritime Hospital | Picturehouse | Protest against Mariano Rajoy's visit | STUC takes on Scottish budget | Darlington Newsquest | Blacklisting

Reports round-up

Reports round-up Driving Examiners in the PCS union are set to stage a 48-hour strike on Monday and Tuesday next week in a dispute over working hours.

Bus drivers in North West shift pay fight up a gear

Bus drivers in North West shift pay fight up a gear Bus workers in the north west of England are escalating their fight after bosses made a “final offer” of just 1p an hour more than the previous offer.

Strikes rock bus and train services

Strikes rock bus and train services Workers at two bus companies in the North West of England struck on Monday, following a coordinated bus and train strike on Wednesday of last week

Bus and rail strikes hit back at bosses

Bus and rail strikes hit back at bosses Workers on six rail networks and a major bus company created widespread disruption with a coordinated strike today, Wednesday.

Rail and bus workers call coordinated strikes over pay and conditions

31 October 2017
Transport workers in the North West of England were set to stage a 24 hour coordinated strike on Wednesday of next week.

Reject this unsafe and divisive Southern rail deal

24 October 2017
Train drivers’ union Aslef has recommended a deal to its members to end their long-running dispute with Southern rail.

Bus drivers’ walkouts can beat pay disparity

17 October 2017
Some 2,000 bus workers at Arriva North West were set to walk out over pay on Thursday.

Tube cleaners protest for decent pay

12 October 2017
Outsourced tube cleaners demonstrated outside City Hall on Thursday to demand better working conditions.

Upbeat mood as rail guards strike across four networks to stop attack on safety

05 October 2017
Train guards struck on four networks this week over the implementation of driver only operation (DOO) trains.

United rail strike to keep trains safe

03 October 2017
Guards in the RMT union struck together on four rail networks on Tuesday. Also: Tube stoppage could shut down London | Bus walkouts in Manchester and south west | Train cleaners won’t be treated like dirt

Rail workers plan strikes across four networks to derail bosses' plans

26 September 2017
Rail workers across four networks plan to walk out to defend safety next Tuesday and Thursday.

Reports round up: Only women’s aid centre in South Yorkshire may close

19 September 2017
Also: Aslef tube drivers call strike | Scotrail CCTV monitors | GTR train cleaners | NHS march in Brighton | Birmingham Mail | Ferrari and Maserati cleaners | Ritzy cinema | Serco tug boats | Co-op drivers | DSEI arrests

Three strikes show coordinated power on railways

04 September 2017
Workers on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail trains have struck in coordinated action against plans to remove guards from trains.

Train guards' action Action coming at Northern, Southern and Merseyrail

29 August 2017
The RMT rail union plans coordinated strikes against bosses’ push to extend driver only operation and get rid of guards

Coordinated action to keep guards on trains

22 August 2017
Rail union RMT announced a series of strikes in its ongoing campaign against the bosses’ push to extend driver only operation (DOO) and get rid of guards. This is a plan driven by the Tory government.

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

15 August 2017
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

14 August 2017
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

01 August 2017
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.

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