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Support the strikers taking on 'Southern Fail' and London Underground

03 January 2017
the Tories are ignoring the woeful service of their favourite rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). But Southern rail workers are continuing their fight into the New Year.

As Tories call for crackdown, solidarity with the rail strikes

19 December 2016
"Don't they know it's Christmas?" seems to be the level of the media's debate over the group of strikes set to take place during the holiday period.

RMT members say, ‘this station is non-operational’ as dispute gets serious

13 December 2016
RMT union general secretary Mick Cash has slammed London Underground management for allowing London’s tube stations to descend into chaos as a result of job cuts.

Solid Southern train drivers' strike shuts down routes into London

13 December 2016
A powerful train drivers’ strike shut the Southern rail network on Tuesday as the Aslef union members began a two-day walkout. They planned another 24-hour strike this Friday.

Southern rail bosses lose court bid to ban strikes—now workers must turn up the heat

08 December 2016
A High Court judge threw out a request from Southern rail owners Govia Thameslink Railway to ban train drivers’ industrial action today, Thursday.

Tube workers in dispute as bosses’ cuts take their toll

06 December 2016
Tube drivers’ strikes on London Underground’s Piccadilly and Hammersmith & City lines, set for Tuesday, were suspended by the workers’ RMT union.

Guards' strike and drivers' action hit Southern rail but bosses run to the courts

06 December 2016
Southern rail was hit by a three-day train guards’ strike and a drivers’ overtime ban from Tuesday of this week.

Drivers vote for walkouts as Southern rail's crisis grows

29 November 2016
Train drivers on Southern rail have voted by 87 percent to strike. Their first walkout is planned for 13 and 14 December.

Guards strike for safer trains on Southern

22 November 2016
Also: SNP urged to nationalise Scotrail after one train cuts off Edinburgh

Strike votes on the Tube as workers reel from staff cuts

22 November 2016
Four in every five London Underground station staff members feel less safe at work as a result of cuts imposed by bosses on the capital’s Tube stations.

‘I don’t know’ about Southern Rail says top transport official

15 November 2016
As guards on Southern trains prepared for a 48-hour walkout over driver only operated (DOO) trains from next Tuesday, MPs questioned government officials over their role.

Strikes over pay in York, Hackney and Manchester

08 November 2016
Also: Offshore workers reject bosses’ sham pay offer

Reports round-up: immigrant cleaners take on John Lewis

08 November 2016
Also: Nazis suffer humiliated in Telford and Darlington | UAF trip learns lessons from the Holocaust |Aberdeen UCU members balloting | Aberdeen Seatruck ferries slammed over pay | Don’t close Crown Post Office in St Leonard’s

Striking Southern Rail guards want to step up the action as bosses' bullying continues

04 November 2016
A fresh 48-hour strike by Southern train guards that began today, Friday, saw strikers furious at bullying and victimisation of trade unionists from bosses.

Rail workers protest and look to spread the fight against Southern rail bosses Govia

01 November 2016
Up to 200 rail workers from every region across Britain protested in Westminster on Tuesday in support of train guards on Southern rail.

Southern rail owners trouser millions in public money despite failed service

25 October 2016
the Tories’ favourite rail firm stands to pocket another £48 million despite its woeful Southern rail service.

Southern rail strike hits back at bosses

18 October 2016
RMT union members at Southern rail struck on Tuesday. It was the start of a further three days of action over safety and the role of guards.

'Southern rail - do your worst' say defiant striking train guards

11 October 2016
Train guards were defiant as they began a three-day strike on Tuesday against Southern rail bosses’ plans to introduce the dangerous Driver Only Operation (DOO).

Southern Rail privatisers threaten to sack all strikers

04 October 2016
Train guards on Southern Rail faced the sack unless they accepted a new role and agreed to bosses’ terms by Thursday this week.

Taking the East Coast picket line

04 October 2016
Virgin Trains East Coast (Vtec) workers walked out on strike on Monday.

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