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Transport round-up: Strike to derail bosses’ attacks on Night Tube

Transport round-up: Strike to derail bosses’ attacks on Night Tube London Underground workers are braced for four days of strikes from next week.

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism New research from the right wing Institute of Economic Affairs shows 67 percent of young people are rejecting capitalism in favour of socialism.

Tube strikes can derail Tory plans for raft of attacks

Tube strikes can derail Tory plans for raft of attacks London Underground workers are preparing to fight Tory plans to push through millions of pounds worth of cuts.

The shock figures that show we’re choking to death

The shock figures that show we’re choking to death Londoners are paying the heaviest health price in Europe for toxic levels of air pollution.

No hand sanitiser, no social distancing, no protection – workers speak out

No hand sanitiser, no social distancing, no protection – workers speak out Tube workers in London are furious at being asked to risk their health by working in unsafe conditions as the coronavirus crisis grows.

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

26 September 2018
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

15 August 2017
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

28 March 2017
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

21 March 2017
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

09 January 2017
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.

Don't let the Tories get away with murder

26 January 2016
Turn anger against the Tories into action

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.

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.

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