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Transport round-up: Strike to derail bosses’ attacks on Night Tube

27 July 2021
London Underground workers are braced for four days of strikes from next week.

Three groups of strikers take fight to multinational outsourcer Serco  

27 July 2021
Bin workers in Bexley, south east London, have extended their strikes over pay and cuts.

Strikes on Night Tube are coming down the line

20 July 2021
Workers on the London Underground are set to strike for four days over bosses’ proposals to abolish the Night Tube train drivers’ grade

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism

06 July 2021
New research from the right wing Institute of Economic Affairs shows 67 percent of young people are rejecting capitalism in favour of socialism.

DVLA strikes hit hard + Woolwich Ferry new action + Tower Hamlets Unison + round up

28 June 2021
Workers’ action at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has caused a backlog of work for bosses to sort out.

Train workers fight bosses’ attempt to make them pay for the pandemic

22 June 2021
Rail workers across Britain are fighting back against corporate greed by striking in battles over pay and conditions.

Two rail strikes in Scotland + Weetabix + Sunrise Medical + Redbridge school

08 June 2021
 The RMT union has warned of a “summer of disruption” as strikes kick-off at ScotRail and the Caledonian Sleeper

Tube strikes can derail Tory plans for raft of attacks

02 June 2021
London Underground workers are preparing to fight Tory plans to push through millions of pounds worth of cuts.

Biomedical scientists + Jobcentre resistance +Abellio ScotRail + Encirc + Local Government

17 May 2021
Biomedical scientists who do Covid-19 testing at a Lancashire NHS trust are ramping up their industrial action.

Three week strike begins in Thurrock + Scotrail + Bakerloo line + St Mungo's

13 April 2021
Refuse, highway maintenance workers and street cleaners working for Thurrock council in Essex began a three-week strike on Tuesday.

Back Steve Hedley for RMT general secretary

08 February 2021
Socialist Worker supporters in the RMT union are backing Steve Hedley in the forthcoming general secretary election.

Unsafe universities + Chichester College + People Before Profit event + Rail safety + School jobs fight

18 January 2021
The UCU union has said it could strike if universities are fully reopened this academic year. It said teaching should remain online to stop the spread of coronavirus. 

NHS pay rise delayed + workers’ action round-up

05 January 2021
Health secretary Matt Hancock has outrageously announced that the promised pay rise for health workers has been “unfortunately delayed”.

Pay fight at Alstom sites + Glasgow guards + Doncaster bins victory + Driving examiners ballot + Heartless at Heartlands

08 December 2020
Over 20 strikers gathered outside the rail maintenance depot in Longsight, Manchester last Thursday evening.

Sheffield delivery workers strike +Optare+Glasgow train guards+Richie Venton settlement win+Alstom strike

01 December 2020
Delivery workers in the IWGB union in Sheffield struck on Wednesday of last week to demand a living wage and an end to unfair sackings. 

Scotrail+Justice for Ricky Reel+Delivery workers strike+Vote Paul Holmes+BT and Beis ballots

23 November 2020
Guards on Scotrail are preparing for their first day of strikes over abuse of disciplinary procedures.

New strikes called at We Are With You + Scotrail action+ Brighton University + Heartlands hospital

16 November 2020
Rehab charity workers at We Are With You—formerly Addaction—in Wigan and Leigh have announced another round of walkouts for equal pay.

Cash out—change at the top of the RMT union

09 November 2020
The RMT union’s annual general meeting (AGM) saw the resignation of the general secretary after a rebuff by delegates.

Fighting Serco on the Caledonian Sleeper and over Birmingham jobs

12 October 2020
Workers on the Caledonian Sleeper overnight train service staged a solid 48-hour strike from Sunday, to demand bosses take health and safety seriously.

Struggle on Serco’s Caledonian Sleeper + Heathrow strike vote + Bus drivers fight sign on scheme + Yodel pay

05 October 2020
Railway workers began their first 48-hour strike for safe working conditions on the Caledonian Sleeper last Sunday.

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