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Bolt drivers strike and protest for pay and safety

24 June 2021
“So many trips that I do simply aren’t worth it. I’m making just over £1 per mile sometimes, and that’s before Bolt takes its cut," said a driver

Train workers fight bosses’ attempt to make them pay for the pandemic

22 June 2021
Rail workers across Britain are fighting back against corporate greed by striking in battles over pay and conditions.

Battle at Amazon Gateshead + More Woolwich ferry strikes + RLH + UVW + Usdaw at DHL

21 June 2021
A battle has broken out at the construction of a new Amazon Warehouse in Gateshead.

US dockers and campaigners block Israeli ship in solidarity with Palestine

05 June 2021
One activist said the action sent 'a clear message that Zionism, racism, apartheid and the occupation of Palestine will be met with resistance'

Tube strikes can derail Tory plans for raft of attacks

02 June 2021
London Underground workers are preparing to fight Tory plans to push through millions of pounds worth of cuts.

Cab fight continues as union wins Uber deal

01 June 2021
Taxi service Uber has struck a union recognition deal with the GMB union.

Woolwich ferry strike supports victimised union rep

17 May 2021
Ferry workers in Woolwich, east London, walked out on strike last Friday in solidarity with their union representative who is being victimised by management.

Bus drivers angry after strikes end in let down over pay

11 May 2021
Strikes by London bus workers have ended after an offer was made to workers that many felt wasn’t good enough, reports Sam Ord

Woolwich ferry + Go North West + Goodlord + Devonport + Bromley + ENCIRC

03 May 2021
Ferry workers in Woolwich, east London, have voted overwhelmingly to strike in solidarity with a victimised union representative.

Manchester and London bus strikes +Sage care + Chivas + Devonport + Brush electrical

26 April 2021
Around 400 bus workers at Go North West in Manchester are in the ninth week of an indefinite strike against fire and rehire.

Suez crisis driven by pursuit of profit

30 March 2021
The Ever Given container ship was refloated on Monday. But the temporary closure of the Suez Canal showed a lot about world trade.

Manchester all-out bus strike in fifth week

29 March 2021
Strike continues as mayor Andy Burnham announced that the region’s buses will be returned to local authority regulation

Bus workers fight back in Manchester and London

22 March 2021
Over 400 workers at Go North West in Greater Manchester remain on all‑out and indefinite strike.

London bus strikers say bosses profit while workers get cuts

17 March 2021
London United bus drivers in west and south London struck on Wednesday over attacks on pay

Uber taxi drivers hail bosses’ concessions, but vow to fight for more

17 March 2021
Taxi service Uber will now class its 70,000 drivers in Britain as workers with rights to the minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions.

Bus strikers fight on as Tories deliver more cash to owners

16 March 2021
Strong bus strikes in London and Manchester continue to ­confront the bosses’ attacks on both conditions and pay.

London bus drivers could stop work over virus fears

05 March 2021
Over 20,000 London bus drivers have been advised to refuse to drive overcrowded buses because of coronavirus safety fears.

Manchester bus strikes battle bosses whose strike-breaking risks spreading virus

04 March 2021
Bus strikes in Manchester and London continue to fight hard against bosses' attacks.

Court rules Uber drivers are workers not self-employed

23 February 2021
The Supreme Court has ruled that drivers for taxi ¬company Uber are now classed as workers.

United fight is needed to beat DHL bullying bosses + Scunthorpe scaffolders + Eddie Stobart action

15 February 2021
DHL workers in Dartford, Kent, have voted for strikes over “union busting”.

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