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Round-up - strikes at Balfour, Fujitsu, EDF, DLR, South Western and Tarmac

13 February 2018
Around 76 Balfour Beatty electricians on the Woolwich Crossrail station in south London site struck last week.

Vote for strikes to defend Virgin Trains East Coast union rep Alex Ajufo

06 February 2018
Up to 100 outsourced workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to begin balloting for strikes this week over the sacking of their RMT union rep.

Rail strikes bring lines to a standstill in a battle to defend safe, accessible travel

12 January 2018
Train workers brought networks to a standstill this week as they resisted bosses’ plans to take guards off trains.

Coordinated strikes hit six train lines across England as workers fight attack on safety

08 January 2018
Workers on six train lines are continuing the fight for safe and accessible train travel.

Strikes on six lines as train guards fight on

02 January 2018
 

Strikers mass picket in Rusholme drives point home to First bus bosses

02 January 2018
Unite union members at the First Manchester bus depot in Rusholme are fighting on for pay parity. They are set to strike on Monday, Wednesday and Friday—their 13th strike week.

Workers face worst year for pay in decades

27 December 2017
Pay will continue to fall for millions of workers in 2018

Rail bosses get a wave of strikes for Christmas

24 December 2017
Workers on five rail networks have taken action in separate disputes,

Rail strikes called for the holidays

12 December 2017
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

05 December 2017
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

28 November 2017
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

21 November 2017
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

14 November 2017
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

08 November 2017
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

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