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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.

Southern strikes are on the right track as bosses feel the heat

23 August 2016
Bosses at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) face fresh strikes in their battle with rail workers’ unions to undermine safety and slash services.

Talks break down in Southern Rail dispute

16 August 2016
The RMT union suspended a strike by train guards on Southern Railway last Wednesday for talks “with no pre-conditions”.

How runaway train profits derail safety

09 August 2016
Private train firms are wreaking chaos on the railways and making passengers’ lives a misery. Now they want to ram through even more attacks—but a series of strikes to defend safety could stop them in their tracks, writes Raymie Kiernan

Reports round-up: ‘We are the gays and we don’t like May’ say Norwich Pride marchers

02 August 2016
LGBT+ marchers at Norwich Pride | Engineers ballot at Network Rail | VTEC rail workers could strike against cuts | Prudential ballot against outsourcing | Job losses at Lloyds bank | Shop fitters slam HMY Radford pay offer | Journalists resist restructuring at Trinity Mirror

Reports round-up

10 May 2016
Lunchtime walkouts at HSE office | Unions slam council’s plan to ‘bribe’ Glasgow workers | TSSA union conference stands with Palestinians | Journalists defy clickbait and cuts | Drivers deliver unofficial action | Legal challenge to Scottish post ballot | Car workers take action as talks stall | Give us a break, say Thomas Cook crew | Don’t let Edinburgh College bosses sack lecturer

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.

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.

Bosses admit Night Tube is delayed until 2016 but push ahead with stations attacks

20 October 2015
London Underground bosses announced last week that their plans for Night Tube will be delayed until next year, after a reorganisation of stations has finished.

Tube walkout called off—but threat of cuts remains

08 September 2015
The RMT union has suspended strikes set for this week on the London Underground. The union said bosses made new proposals at talks.

United walkouts halt Night Tube plans in their tracks

01 September 2015
The introduction of Night Tube on London Underground will not go ahead on 12 September as planned.

Unions suspend Tube walkout - but more action could thrash the Tories

25 August 2015
Unions have suspended London Tube strikes planned for Tuesday and Thursday of this week. The three unions—RMT, TSSA and Unite—said progress had been made in talks with bosses.

Tube staff can derail bosses' attacks

18 August 2015
Tube workers in London were set to strike on Tuesday and Thursday of next week against attacks on conditions, health and safety and jobs. 

Tensions are rising on the Underground

18 August 2015
Tube workers have fought back against the Tories’ agenda. The two 24-hour shutdowns in July and August showed the power unions have to resist.

Tube workers call fresh walkouts to take on bosses

11 August 2015
The RMT union has announced two further 24-hour Tube strikes for 25 and 27 August. The other three unions were yet to confirm if they’d join the walkouts as Socialist Worker went to press. 

Second solid Tube strike halts London

06 August 2015
Tube workers brought London to a halt today, Thursday, with a total shutdown of the network.

Tube strike can halt the greedy bosses’ attacks

04 August 2015
A strike by workers in all four Tube unions was set to bring London grinding to a halt on Thursday of this week.

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