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The battle for safety is on at South Western Railway as workers stage strikes

21 August 2018
Rail workers are still fighting to stop transport bosses axing guards from services.

Northern Rail workers keep up their safety battle as ticket prices soar - again

14 August 2018
Workers on Northern Rail have announced three new strikes as bosses “make a mockery” of negotiations.

South Western Railway workers strike to keep safety on trains

07 August 2018
Workers on South Western Railway (SWR) walked out for 24 hours on Saturday of last week in the latest action in the long?running dispute over guards on trains.

Strike on Eurostar over safety fears at station

31 July 2018
Workers on the Eurostar international train line walked out for 24 hours last Saturday in protest at dangerous conditions for staff and customers.

Reports round up: Cuts leave skeleton staff to run paper

31 July 2018
Journalists have warned that short staffing at a newspaper has left the editorial team “at crisis point”.

Eurostar workers vote for strikes

24 July 2018
Eurostar workers were set to walk out for 24 hours this Saturday over working conditions.

Deal on ‘driver only’ trains

24 July 2018
Greater Anglia workers are celebrating after pushing back bosses’ plans to make train travel unsafe and inaccessible.

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.

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