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Fresh strikes on South Western to derail plan to scrap guards

17 July 2018
The RMT union has announced a fresh round of strikes on the South Western Railway (SWR) as part of a long-running dispute over driver only operation (DOO).

Tube battle set for when Trump comes to Britain

03 July 2018
Tube drivers on the Piccadilly Line are set to stage a 52-hour strike over “working conditions and staffing levels”.

Pensioners’ Parliament backs rail strikes

19 June 2018
The annual Pensioners Parliament, held in Blackpool from 12 to 14 June, gave strong support to workers who are fighting back.

Reports round up: 200 march to demand Orgreave inquiry

19 June 2018
Baggage handlers and ground crew at London Gatwick Airport have scored a pay victory following their strike in March.

Reports round up: Big march for NHS in Oxford

12 June 2018
Workers at TGI Fridays delivered a letter to the business minister Greg Clark on Tuesday.

Reports round up: Hundreds join Oxford Pride march

05 June 2018
Firefighters in the West Midlands have delivered a thumping vote for strikes in response to “exploitative” new contracts.

LETTERS: Brutality of US border is one more reason to stop Trump

05 June 2018
Stories about family separation and the detention of so-called unaccompanied minors in the US have really had a ton of attention over the last few days.

Rail strikes over outsourcing and safety

10 April 2018
Transport workers are fighting back against a host of bosses’ attacks.

Transport workers at three firms to strike this week

25 March 2018
Action set for Northern, South Western Railway and the DLR.

Reports round up: ‘Fracking ban is priority’, Labour says to activists

13 March 2018
Over 200 campaigners gathered at the Jobs and Climate conference in central London last Saturday.

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

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