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Wave of fury offshore as work stops on rigs

26 April 2016
Anger has spread among workers employed by Wood Group which is contracted to provide workers for energy giant Shell in the North Sea.

Reports round up

30 March 2016
Five million public sector workers and 1.5 million in the private sector face a cut in their take-home pay from next week.

Reports round-up

22 March 2016
Social work students hold campaigning conference | Final curtain for Opera pay dispute | Holiday hold-up for hot cross buns | Electric action at Network Rail | Heathrow Tube strike takes off | Buses set to stop around Manchester | Coop lorry drivers win talks at Acas | London left rallies against bosses’ EU

Industrial round up

15 March 2016
Blacklist protest |Picadilly line |Strike at the Opera |Nazis not welcome in South Wales |TUC women back junior doctors

New dispute at Tube Lines

08 March 2016
RMT union members employed by London Underground have accepted bosses’ offer on the Night Tube operation by 84 percent. The vote follows the suspension of strikes in January after bosses made concessions.

Industrial round-up

01 March 2016
Mushin Ahmed’s killers found guilty | Stormy weather ahead for Met Office bosses | Firefighters turn the heat up on bosses | Co-op truck drivers balloted for strikes | GMB union sounds the alarm in Sussex | Reinstate RMT union rep Glen Hart

RMT union puts the brake on maintenance walkouts on the Tube

16 February 2016
Two walkouts by workers who maintain the tracks for London Underground (LU) were suspended by the RMT union last week.

Masked workers protest in oil city Aberdeen for safety offshore

09 February 2016
Rank and file offshore workers staged a day of protest in Aberdeen today, Tuesday, over job losses and bosses’ attacks on workers’ terms and conditions

Tube stations dispute called off--but workers didn’t get a say

09 February 2016
Also: Maintenance workers' action over safety could have a big impact

Stations strike can derail Tube bosses’ plan

02 February 2016
London Underground (LU) station staff in the RMT union were set to strike for 48 hours from 9pm this Saturday.

Strike threat wins concessions on Tube - but attacks on stations continue

26 January 2016
Tube unions Aslef, RMT, TSSA and Unite suspended a 24-hour walkout set to begin on Tuesday of this week after bosses made a new offer.

Underground workers to strike over jobs, pay and Night Tube

19 January 2016
Workers on London Underground were set to strike on Tuesday of next week for 24 hours.

London Tube unions announce new strikes

12 January 2016
Tube unions have called fresh walkouts on London Underground in their long-running dispute over Night Tube and pay.

Northern Rail workers in Leeds strike over pay

05 January 2016
Pickets and protesters leafleted Leeds commuters on Monday of this week.

Caledonian Sleeper rail workers stage a safety strike

05 January 2016
RMT union members on the Caledonian Sleeper train service between London and Scotland struck for 48 hours just before Christmas last year.

Reports round-up

15 December 2015
Postal Workers Day | NSL traffic wardens walk out in Brighton | Arriva Trains Wales workers strike in Chester | Lambeth library workers to ballot over cuts | Yorkshire Nazis met with protest | Medway bus bosses get a Christmas gift | L&G insurance workers’ strike on the cards | Waiters tipped for ME Hotel protest

Pickets on Huddersfield buses refuse to be divided

01 December 2015
Some 190 bus drivers in the Unite union struck in Huddersfield on Monday of this week.

Transport workers lobby Scottish parliament over privatisation

24 November 2015
RMT union members and supporters were set to lobby the Scottish parliament on Wednesday of this week,

Industrial round-up

17 November 2015
GMB elects new general secretary | Water workers protest in Durham | Will bus stoppage get drivers a break? | Two-day rail strike called off in Wales | Leicester fire crews protest over cuts | London’s teachers demand housing

RMT union activists call for action to back rep Glen Hart

10 November 2015
RMT union members on London Underground have called on the union to step up the campaign to defend union activist Glen Hart.

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