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Reports round-up

28 November 2017
Driving Examiners in the PCS union are set to stage a 48-hour strike on Monday and Tuesday next week in a dispute over working hours.

Thousands of bus drivers strike across north west

27 November 2017
Thousands of bus workers in the north west of England took their pay strikes up a gear with a strike on Monday

Grenfell justice campaign rejects police’s official death toll

21 November 2017
Cops say 71 people died in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London. They released the official figure last week.

Bus drivers in North West shift pay fight up a gear

21 November 2017
Bus workers in the north west of England are escalating their fight after bosses made a “final offer” of just 1p an hour more than the previous offer.

Reports round-up: Parcel workers demand bosses sort it out

21 November 2017
Also: Timber workers, Charlton Park Academy, lorry drivers, Fujitsu and tank instructors.

Work-in and march helps to keep the BiFab factory open

21 November 2017
A new deal has given workers in Fife some breathing space, report Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Raymie Kiernan

Workers hold march and work-in to save jobs at offshore wind turbine factory

16 November 2017
Workers fighting to save their jobs at Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) marched through Edinburgh on Thursday. Union members launched a “work-in” at the offshore offshore energy manufacturer.

Reports round-up: Pro-choice activists set to take on anti-abortionists

14 November 2017
Plus, Kingsmill strike, Pentonville Five celebration and boiler maintenance workers

Strikes rock bus and train services

14 November 2017
Workers at two bus companies in the North West of England struck on Monday, following a coordinated bus and train strike on Wednesday of last week

London bus workers are being driven around the bend

14 November 2017
Bus drivers in London are being encouraged to work in unsafe conditions and are putting passengers at risk, says the Unite union.

Bus and rail strikes hit back at bosses

08 November 2017
Workers on six rail networks and a major bus company created widespread disruption with a coordinated strike today, Wednesday.

Reports round-up: Capita, Sellafield, Mears, Croydon trams, Plymouth DWP and more

07 November 2017
Also: Ministry of Defence cleaners protest | Opposing Fujitsu victimisation | Manchester Airport strike off | Shetland Gas Plant pay row | Brighton University jobs fight | Moshe Machover reinstated

BA strike deal shows it was right to fight

01 November 2017
The long running dispute of cabin crew at British Airways (BA) came to an end this week as workers voted overwhelmingly to accept a new pay deal.

Reports round-up: Capita workers strike to defend pensions

31 October 2017
Also: Living Wage Week action at Picturehouse | Hospital porters in Exeter and cleaners at Manchester Airports prepare to strike | Fascist Britain First in Bromley and Burslem | BAE reps rally over jobs | Mend hosts Trojan Horse meeting | UCU Left debates beating the pay cap

Rail and bus workers call coordinated strikes over pay and conditions

31 October 2017
Transport workers in the North West of England were set to stage a 24 hour coordinated strike on Wednesday of next week.

Arriva drivers pull the brake on rotten pay offer

24 October 2017
Over 2,000 bus workers in north west England have struck for two days over pay. Unite and GMB union members at Arriva buses struck on Thursday last week and Monday this week.

Bus drivers’ walkouts can beat pay disparity

17 October 2017
Some 2,000 bus workers at Arriva North West were set to walk out over pay on Thursday.

Reports round-up: Porters, cleaners and domestics protest at north London hospital

17 October 2017
Also: Mears workers prepare for more action | Grantham NHS protest | Bristol Deliveroo strike | Gatwick baggage handlers to strike | Bloomberg security guards protest | Bield care homes collapse | Filia feminism conference | Sellafield firefighters strike

Birmingham bin workers solidarity campaign launched

10 October 2017
Up to 60 people—including ten bin workers—attended a meeting in support of the Birmingham bin workers on Tuesday of last week.

Reports round-up: Cleaners protest at Ferrari showroom

03 October 2017
Also: Thomas Cook pilots’ strike grounded—for now | Gatwick baggage handlers ballot | Manchester Airport cleaners vote for action

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