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Strikes on six lines as train guards fight on

02 January 2018
 

Strikers mass picket in Rusholme drives point home to First bus bosses

02 January 2018
Unite union members at the First Manchester bus depot in Rusholme are fighting on for pay parity. They are set to strike on Monday, Wednesday and Friday—their 13th strike week.

Rail strikes called for the holidays

12 December 2017
RMT union members are due to strike on Arriva Cross Country, Merseyrail, Virgin West Coast, Greater Anglia and South Western Railway

Arriva North West workers vote on offer, as strikes continue at First Greater Manchester

12 December 2017
Some 2,000 bus drivers and engineers at Arriva North West were voting on a new pay offer as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Bus drivers in north west of England fight bosses over safety, pay and cuts

05 December 2017
Workers on strike at two north west bus companies are driving bosses round the bend, writes Sarah Bates

Driving examiners say Tories have failed

05 December 2017
Driving examiners held a two-day national strike on Monday and Tuesday as bosses at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) implemented a new test.

Reports round-up: Get a move on over equal pay, Glasgow council

05 December 2017
Also: Sellafield | Virgin trains | Kingsmill bakery | Quality Line buses | Kent buses | Medway Maritime Hospital | Picturehouse | Protest against Mariano Rajoy's visit | STUC takes on Scottish budget | Darlington Newsquest | Blacklisting

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

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.

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.

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.

Reject this unsafe and divisive Southern rail deal

24 October 2017
Train drivers’ union Aslef has recommended a deal to its members to end their long-running dispute with Southern rail.

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.

United rail strike to keep trains safe

03 October 2017
Guards in the RMT union struck together on four rail networks on Tuesday. Also: Tube stoppage could shut down London | Bus walkouts in Manchester and south west | Train cleaners won’t be treated like dirt

Uber drivers speak out after firm appeals tribunal ruling

03 October 2017
Uber drivers in London spoke to Alistair Farrow about the reality of life working for the controversial firm

New cycle laws won’t make the roads safer

02 October 2017
You’d be forgiven for thinking that cyclists are irresponsible, reckless and potentially deadly if you believe the mainstream press and politicians.

Rail workers plan strikes across four networks to derail bosses' plans

26 September 2017
Rail workers across four networks plan to walk out to defend safety next Tuesday and Thursday.

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