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First Tube union votes for strike on budget day

23 June 2015
Also: fight down the line at national rail over train staff job cuts

Reject the Tube bosses' 'crap' in London Underground ballot

16 June 2015
Also: Strikes at Merseyrail, Bus bosses back off from attacks

Reject National Rail offer

09 June 2015
The RMT union has announced it will recommend its members accept a new offer from Network Rail bosses. It begins a national ballot this week.

DLR cleaners walk out for better pay

02 June 2015
Cleaners working for facilities firm Interserve on Docklands Light Railway (DLR) began a 48-hour strike on Wednesday of last week over pay and working conditions. Also: Tube workers fight rosters, strike on TransPennine Express

Reject the deal at Network Rail

02 June 2015
The RMT union suspended a planned strike at Network Rail after bosses made a new offer. 

National action back on at Network Rail

28 May 2015
RMT union members at Network Rail are preparing for a rolling programme of industrial action to begin next week after rejecting bosses’ latest offer on pay and job security. 

New dispute signalled on London Underground

26 May 2015
Tube workers’ unions have declared an official dispute with London Underground.

Network Rail strikes could win more than bosses' offer

26 May 2015
The RMT and TSSA unions suspended industrial action set for Monday and Tuesday of this week at Network Rail after bosses made a new offer. 

Support the rail workers' national strike

19 May 2015
Up to 25,000 workers at Network Rail were set to strike across Britain next week in the first national rail strike for 20 years, writes Raymie Kiernan

Tube power deal betrays strength of workers’ action

15 July 2014
London Underground (LU) power control room operators (PCROs) have narrowly voted to accept a deal and end their two-week strike.

Photos of 10 July 2014 public sector strike rallies

10 July 2014
Rallies by public sector strikers striking for pay and conditions

Photos from the 10 July 2014 public sector strike

10 July 2014
Photos of strikers from across England and Wales

Rolling coverage of 10 July public sector strikes

10 July 2014
As up to 1.5 million public sector workers strike across England and Wales Socialist Worker will be running coverage of picket lines, protests and rallies throughout the day

Safety concerns over scabbing on Tube

08 July 2014
Workers have raised severe safety concerns as Tube bosses waste millions of pounds of public money in an effort to beat a strike.

Angry walkouts at Transport for London make unions bigger

17 June 2014
More than 1,000 workers at Transport for London (TfL) struck for 24 hours on Friday of last week over attacks on pay and pensions.

Transport workers round-up

10 June 2014
TfL set for joint pay strike | Virgin West Coast cleaners | Heathrow Express

First ever walkout hits TfL as workers strike over pay and pensions

13 May 2014
More than 1,000 workers struck at Transport for London (TfL) on Friday of last week against attacks on their pay and pensions.

Transport for London staff to walk out over pensions

06 May 2014
Workers based at Transport for London (TfL) headquarters and Travel Information Centres were set to strike to defend their pensions on Friday of this week. The strike was due to begin at 6am and last for 24 hours. 

London Tube strike is suspended—but the fight isn’t over

06 May 2014
Bosses and the RMT union agreed on a review of closures after last week’s strike, but Tube workers say prepare for more, reports Raymie Kiernan

Solid Tube strike defies London Underground bosses and brings stations to a halt

29 April 2014
London Underground (LU) workers in the RMT union struck solidly for 48 hours from Monday of this week to defend jobs, ticket offices and safety.

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