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Why won't Sadiq Khan play fare with workers?

13 September 2016
Workers at Tower Transit bus depots in east and west London walked out for 24 hours on Monday. It was their third one-day strike in as many weeks—and they’re set to come out again next Monday.

Train guards strike to protect safety on Southern rail

07 September 2016
Disabled passengers joined the picket line today, Wednesday, at London’s Victoria station in solidarity with RMT union train guards fighting to retain their role on Southern train services.

Tower Transit strikers stop London buses

07 September 2016
Also: Solidarity for drivers in Weymouth

Tories bail out Southern rail bosses to bash the union

07 September 2016
The Southern Railway gravy train was topped up with a £20 million bailout last week from Tory transport secretary Chris Grayling.

Can Jeremy Corbyn’s plans work?

30 August 2016
Rivals attack Corbyn’s policies as ‘loony left’ but millions back them nevertheless. Raymie Kiernan and Tomáš Tengely-Evans look at what difference his policies could make

LETTERS: Richard Branson is taking Virgin passengers for a ride

30 August 2016
Richard Branson was keen to try and prove that Jeremy Corbyn did not have to sit on the floor of one of his overcrowded, overpriced trains.

Uber Eats strikers summon solidarity at the tap of a button

27 August 2016
Delivery riders working for Uber Eats struck yesterday, Friday, against the company’s attempt to cut their pay to just £3.22 per delivery.

London bus strike rattles bullying boss

26 August 2016
One of London’s top transport tycoons broke down in fury today, Friday, as over 1,000 of his workers walked out on strike.

Strikes deliver victory and show speedy action works

23 August 2016
Workers at the takeaway delivery company Deliveroo celebrated a victory last week as they forced management to back down over its plans to introduce new rates of pay.

Drivers in Weymouth go long haul over pay

23 August 2016
Bus drivers in Weymouth struck on Monday in the ninth week of their dispute against poverty pay.

Southern strikes are on the right track as bosses feel the heat

23 August 2016
Bosses at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) face fresh strikes in their battle with rail workers’ unions to undermine safety and slash services.

Talks break down in Southern Rail dispute

16 August 2016
The RMT union suspended a strike by train guards on Southern Railway last Wednesday for talks “with no pre-conditions”.

Virgin Trains East Coast faces action against cuts

16 August 2016
Some 2,000 RMT union members working on Virgin Trains East Coast were set to strike for 24 hours from 3am on Friday of this week.

Bosses in disarray after Southern Rail strike

09 August 2016
Train guards on Southern Rail have defied lies and slurs to launch a five-day walkout over safety concerns. Raymie Kiernan reports from the picket lines

Weymouth bus drivers wait for a week of strikes then two come along at once

09 August 2016
Weymouth bus workers returned to the picket line on Monday in their long-running dispute with First for pay parity with workers at the Yeovil depot. They are the lowest paid in First Group.

Rail bosses' attack on safety is a plot to smash workers' unions—say no to DOO

02 August 2016
Workers in Scotland, London and the south east of England are stepping up their strikes to resist bosses’ plans to undermine safety on the railways.

Weymouth bus walkouts can drive pay message home

02 August 2016
Bus drivers in Weymouth, Dorset, plan a week-long strike from next Monday.

Protesters in Penistone march against bus cuts

26 July 2016
Over 70 people, mainly pensioners, marched noisily through the Pennine market town of Penistone last Thursday.

Weymouth bus strikers speak out over bosses' lies and bullying

26 July 2016
After more than six weeks of pay strikes bus drivers in Weymouth, Dorset, were set for talks with bosses as Socialist Worker went to press.

Bus strikes could spread much wider

19 July 2016
The fight inside First Group buses could spread rapidly with new strike ballots in Yorkshire and Glasgow.

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