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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.

Outrage over attack on union rights after RMT's Mark Harding is arrested

11 February 2014
Tube workers launched a campaign at a 100-strong meeting on Monday of this week to defend a worker who was arrested and held for 13 hours.

After unions suspend walkouts - strikes have the power to stop Tube cuts

11 February 2014
The RMT and TSSA unions suspended a strike on London Underground on Tuesday of this week as Socialist Worker went to press. 

Solid strike on London Underground brings city to a halt

05 February 2014
Central London transport ground to a halt as workers on London Underground struck for 48 hours from Tuesday evening of this week.

Second union joins strike on London Underground

28 January 2014
Workers in the TSSA tube workers’ union have voted by 59 percent to join with the RMT union for two 48-hour strikes.

Tube workers set for two 48 hour strikes

14 January 2014
Tube workers on London Underground (LU) are set for two 48-hour strikes following a 77 percent vote to strike over jobs, services and safety.

Network Rail jobs assault

01 October 2013
Network Rail last week announced plans to cut payroll cost for all management grades by 15 percent.

Reports round-up

25 September 2012
Protest to save transport museum Around 20 workers and TSSA union activists gathered outside the London Transport Museum on Wednesday of last week, protesting against plans to cut the museum’s grant by 25 percent.

Network Rail equal pay strike is called-off

23 August 2011
The TSSA transport union called off planned strikes at Network Rail this bank holiday weekend after the firm agreed to discuss an equal pay audit among managerial staff.

TSSA and RMT could form a stronger union

26 July 2011
The two biggest rail unions in Britain—the RMT and TSSA—last week announced that they would be taking part in formal talks that could lead to a merger.

Strike at rail firm Amey over pay

28 June 2011
TSSA rail union members at the company Amey are set to strike from Friday of this week through to Monday in a dispute over pay.

TSSA rail workers' conference decides unity is vital

24 May 2011
The TSSA rail workers’ union conference finished just before the McNulty Report on the railways was published last week.

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