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Taxi drivers protest in Oxford to defend sacked GMB union rep

13 February 2018
Around 100 GMB union members joined a lively protest on Saturday calling for the reinstatement of Oxford taxi driver Mohammed Fadllalla.

Round-up - strikes at Balfour, Fujitsu, EDF, DLR, South Western and Tarmac

13 February 2018
Around 76 Balfour Beatty electricians on the Woolwich Crossrail station in south London site struck last week.

Tories’ train crash - rail privateers fail, but are handed more lines

06 February 2018
Rail privatisation was once more exposed as a scam this week. Billionaire Richard Branson quit the East Coast rail franchise—and left us to pick up the bill.

Strikers from three disputes unite in Manchester

26 January 2018
Strikers from First Bus, Mears and Fujitsu came together to support one another - and discuss how to won

Three Manchester disputes to link up for day of coordinated action over jobs and pay

23 January 2018
Strikers in Manchester from three long-running disputes are rallying together this week against penny pinching bosses.

Transport strike in Greece cancels flights and brings trains and buses to a standstill

15 January 2018
Thousands of transport workers in Greece struck on Monday of this week against the left wing Syriza government’s plans to bring in harsh new anti-union laws.

Rail strikes bring lines to a standstill in a battle to defend safe, accessible travel

12 January 2018
Train workers brought networks to a standstill this week as they resisted bosses’ plans to take guards off trains.

Drama in Manchester as protesters block buses during drivers’ strike

10 January 2018
There were dramatic scenes at First Manchester bus depot today as protesters stopped scab buses during a strike by drivers.

Bus drivers vow to keep up the fight as they begin their 13th week of walkouts

09 January 2018
Manchester bus drivers vowed to keep fighting this week as they kicked off their 13th week of strikes.

Coordinated strikes hit six train lines across England as workers fight attack on safety

08 January 2018
Workers on six train lines are continuing the fight for safe and accessible train travel.

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

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