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Back strikes on London's DLR - and on London Underground

07 January 2014
Transport workers on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) are balloting for strikes over attacks on pay and conditions.

Protesters take on rail fare rises

07 January 2014
campaigners protested against fare rises at London’s King’s Cross mainline station on Thursday of last week. 

Storm as bus workers' rep is suspended

12 November 2013
Bosses at Metroline’s Willesden bus garage in north west London have suspended Unite union rep Robert Chung after he raised safety concerns. 

City Link workers protest over wage cuts

08 October 2013
City Link workers (above) and supporters demonstrated in Southsea last Saturday. They plan further protests on Saturday of this week over contracts that will cut pay by up to £7,000 a year.

Underground train drivers' strike suspended

01 October 2013
A planned strike by London Underground Victoria Line drivers on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week over compulsory overtime was suspended for negotiations.

Workers killed in Super Puma helicopter crash paid a deadly price for big oil's profits

27 August 2013
Oil bosses ground Super Puma helicopters after latest crash kills four workers, reports Sarah Ensor

RMT union rep Clara Osagiede gets a win

06 August 2013
Bosses have retreated from their outrageous attempts to sack London cleaner and RMT union rep Clara Osagiede.

Bus drivers vote for strike

23 July 2013
Some 150 First South East and Midlands bus drivers have voted by 90 percent to strike in Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

Heathrow cargo workers want pay strike

25 June 2013
Workers at Menzies World Cargo in Heathrow airport have voted overwhelmingly to strike against a two year pay freeze. They are members of the Unite union working in cargo and airside trucking.

Drivers begin 12 days of action

28 May 2013
Bus drivers in the Unite union working for Bus Vannin on the Isle of Man began a 12-day strike on Saturday of last week. They are fighting wage cuts of up to £3,000 per year.

RMT protests over lockout of workers

21 May 2013
Rail workers in the RMT union protested in central London on Monday of this week over a lockout of a group of safety workers.

London transport workers vote for strikes

14 May 2013
London Underground drivers | ISS cleaners | STM on London Overground | Mitie at TfL

Nationalisation of train line pays

16 April 2013
The auction of the the East Coast train line is being rushed through by Tory transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin. 

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