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Reports round-up—Shutdown on Central Line

Reports round-up—Shutdown on Central Line Tube drivers shut down the Central Line on Wednesday of last week as they walked out in a dispute about fair treatment at work.

Tube workers strike over staffing and safety

Tube workers strike over staffing and safety A strike on the Piccadilly line saw hundreds of workers shut down a main transport route in London. 

Tube bosses’ two-tier plan beaten back by action threat

Tube bosses’ two-tier plan beaten back by action threat London Tube bosses’ attempt to opportunistically seize on safety concerns raised by union members has been thwarted by the threat of industrial action.

Rail workers at Southern, Northern and Merseyrail resist scrapping of guards

Rail workers at Southern, Northern and Merseyrail resist scrapping of guards Round up of rail disputes against driver only operation and fights on London Underground

Transport round up: Drivers should derail the shoddy deal on Southern

Transport round up: Drivers should derail the shoddy deal on Southern Southern Rail train drivers will be balloted on a new deal agreed between their Aslef union leaders and bosses at Govia Thameslink Railway.

London Tube workers strike as bosses threaten safety

London Tube workers strike as bosses threaten safety Many London roads were gridlocked on Monday as a Tube station workers’ strike over staffing and safety hit hard. It closed dozens of stations, mostly in central London, and led to severe disruption on virtually every line.

RMT members say, ‘this station is non-operational’ as dispute gets serious

13 December 2016
RMT union general secretary Mick Cash has slammed London Underground management for allowing London’s tube stations to descend into chaos as a result of job cuts.

Tube workers in dispute as bosses’ cuts take their toll

06 December 2016
Tube drivers’ strikes on London Underground’s Piccadilly and Hammersmith & City lines, set for Tuesday, were suspended by the workers’ RMT union.

New dispute at Tube Lines

08 March 2016
RMT union members employed by London Underground have accepted bosses’ offer on the Night Tube operation by 84 percent. The vote follows the suspension of strikes in January after bosses made concessions.

RMT union puts the brake on maintenance walkouts on the Tube

16 February 2016
Two walkouts by workers who maintain the tracks for London Underground (LU) were suspended by the RMT union last week.

Stations strike can derail Tube bosses’ plan

02 February 2016
London Underground (LU) station staff in the RMT union were set to strike for 48 hours from 9pm this Saturday.

Strike threat wins concessions on Tube - but attacks on stations continue

26 January 2016
Tube unions Aslef, RMT, TSSA and Unite suspended a 24-hour walkout set to begin on Tuesday of this week after bosses made a new offer.

Don't let the Tories get away with murder

26 January 2016
Turn anger against the Tories into action

Underground workers to strike over jobs, pay and Night Tube

19 January 2016
Workers on London Underground were set to strike on Tuesday of next week for 24 hours.

London Tube unions announce new strikes

12 January 2016
Tube unions have called fresh walkouts on London Underground in their long-running dispute over Night Tube and pay.

RMT union activists call for action to back rep Glen Hart

10 November 2015
RMT union members on London Underground have called on the union to step up the campaign to defend union activist Glen Hart.

Unions suspend Tube walkout - but more action could thrash the Tories

25 August 2015
Unions have suspended London Tube strikes planned for Tuesday and Thursday of this week. The three unions—RMT, TSSA and Unite—said progress had been made in talks with bosses.

Tensions are rising on the Underground

18 August 2015
Tube workers have fought back against the Tories’ agenda. The two 24-hour shutdowns in July and August showed the power unions have to resist.

Tube staff can derail bosses' attacks

18 August 2015
Tube workers in London were set to strike on Tuesday and Thursday of next week against attacks on conditions, health and safety and jobs. 

Second solid Tube strike halts London

06 August 2015
Tube workers brought London to a halt today, Thursday, with a total shutdown of the network.

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