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Overground strikes unite

Overground strikes unite Two groups of workers were set to strike on the London Overground this week.

Five years of fighting for the freedom to ride

Five years of fighting for the freedom to ride Over 60 people joined a rally in Sheffield on Monday to celebrate five years of campaigning by the South Yorkshire Freedom Riders.

Brexit is not a key cause of the crisis in the car industry

Brexit is not a key cause of the crisis in the car industry Bad news has been hitting the British car industry since the start of the year. In January Jaguar Land Rover announced 4,500 redundancies, mostly in Britain.

Honda job losses - the crisis in the car industry is about capitalism, not Brexit

Honda job losses - the crisis in the car industry is about capitalism, not Brexit The threat to the jobs of 3,500 Honda workers in Swindon shows bosses’ contempt for workers.

Solid strike in Camden as traffic wardens fight NSL outsourcers over pay

Solid strike in Camden as traffic wardens fight NSL outsourcers over pay Strikers in Camden are “fully determined to fight and achieve what we deserve” in their pay battle against ­outsourcing giant NSL.

Will no-deal Brexit mean chaos on the Kent coast?

Will no-deal Brexit mean chaos on the Kent coast? Politicians, bosses and the press are panicking about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. It’s driven by fears that leaving the European Union (EU) will hit firms’ profits.

Strike at Northern Rail as Tories give bung to train giant

08 January 2019
Guards working for Northern rail struck against the implementation of driver only operation (DOO) trains for the 43rd time on Saturday.

650 bus drivers join strike across north east England

08 January 2019
More than 600 bus drivers struck in County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire this week in a fight for better pay.

Protests across Britain as rail fares rise once more

02 January 2019
Campaigners, union members and rail passengers staged a national day of action against fare rises on Wednesday.

Striking traffic wardens in Camden determined to win more pay

12 December 2018
Traffic wardens in Camden, north London, are staging a magnificent two-week strike to win better pay.

Day 35 of Northern strikes

13 November 2018
 

Hundreds walk out at Northern Rail against unsafe driver only trains

02 October 2018
Northern rail workers walked out on Saturday of last week in the latest action in their long-running fight for passenger safety.

Train lines are in chaos—but Tory Chris Grayling wants more privatisation

20 September 2018
The chaos of rail privatisation has been laid bare

Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire

11 September 2018
Bus workers in Nottingham and Derbyshire struck on Monday of this week against a below-inflation 2.5 percent “poverty pay” offer.

Train strikers force a retreat

04 September 2018
Merseyrail workers were celebrating last week after bosses backed off from a plan to slash their jobs.

The battle for safety is on at South Western Railway as workers stage strikes

21 August 2018
Rail workers are still fighting to stop transport bosses axing guards from services.

The unfare rail rip off

14 August 2018
The latest plans to hike rail fares show why we have to stop the private train companies in their tracks.

Northern Rail workers keep up their safety battle as ticket prices soar - again

14 August 2018
Workers on Northern Rail have announced three new strikes as bosses “make a mockery” of negotiations.

Supertram workers look for logical deal

07 August 2018
Strikes on Sheffield’s Supertram have halted after bosses put forward a new pay offer. Some 200 conductors and drivers were due to strike for eight days from 18 August.

Eurostar workers vote for strikes

24 July 2018
Eurostar workers were set to walk out for 24 hours this Saturday over working conditions.

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