Socialist Worker

Bus workers


Solidarity pours in for Manchester bus drivers on all-out strike

Solidarity pours in for Manchester bus drivers on all-out strike Over 400 bus drivers in Manchester began an all-out strike on Sunday.

‘Bosses don’t care about our health,’ say striking London bus drivers

‘Bosses don’t care about our health,’ say striking London bus drivers The London bus drivers’ strike over pay and working conditions continued to enrage the bosses on Wednesday.

Strong strike by London bus drivers

Strong strike by London bus drivers Over 2,000 London bus drivers struck over pay and conditions

Bus drivers in London and Manchester prepare for strikes over pay and fire and rehire

Bus drivers in London and Manchester prepare for strikes over pay and fire and rehire Thousands of London Bus drivers are set to strike over pay and conditions.

Bus battle at Go North West + Strikes win a new deal at British Airways cargo + Scunthorpe scaffolders

Bus battle at Go North West + Strikes win a new deal  at British Airways cargo + Scunthorpe scaffolders Workers’ action has taken fire and rehire off the table at British Airways cargo.

Optare battle continues + Rolls-Royce resistance + Gosh success + Buses could stop + BT ballot

Optare battle continues + Rolls-Royce resistance + Gosh success + Buses could stop +  BT ballot Optare strike will go on into 2021 unless the bosses concede over pay

Bus manufacturing workers strike in major battle over wages

26 October 2020
Workers at a bus manufacturer near Leeds are fighting against bosses’ “false promises and outright lies” over pay. 

Fights for jobs by tanker drivers and at Rolls-Royce

20 October 2020
Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over job cuts.

Battle on for safety after London bus driver’s death

12 October 2020
London bus workers were furious last week as driver Kofi Opoku died from Covid-19.

Protest tells Manchester bus bosses not to go ahead with attacks

14 September 2020
The Unite union is fighting attacks on conditions and victimisation

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system  

01 September 2020
Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop

Action needed over rail safety threats

09 June 2020
Transport workers are gearing up for huge battles across the network, as the Tories try to fill buses and trains to reopen the economy.

Bus drivers scared and angry over dangerous conditions

20 April 2020
Bus workers are speaking out about their “fear and anger” as transport bosses move too slowly to protect their safety

London transport chiefs are a ‘disgrace’ say bus drivers

13 April 2020
At least eleven London bus workers have now died after contracting Covid-19, with tens of thousands more transport workers terrified of the same fate

‘It’s very scary to be a bus driver right now’ - workers speak out

08 April 2020
Eleven bus workers have now died after contracting Covid-19, with tens of thousands more transport workers terrified of the same fate.

Bus drivers in London steer to strikes after overwhelming vote for action

11 February 2020
Bus workers in London have delivered an overwhelming vote to strike in a consultative ballot in a crucial fight over safety of workers and passengers.

Transport round up: 20,000 London bus workers vote on fight against fatigue

04 February 2020
Bus drivers in London are getting ready to vote for militant action over widespread worker fatigue.

Transport round up: Lancashire bus drivers gear up for more pay strikes

04 June 2019
Around 300 bus drivers at Stagecoach depots in Chorley and Preston struck last Friday and Saturday as part of a long-running battle over pay.

New strikes added to bus timetable in north east

15 January 2019
Hundreds of bus drivers in north east England are preparing to stage another blistering strike against poverty pay.

650 bus drivers join strike across north east England

08 January 2019
More than 600 bus drivers struck in County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire this week in a fight for better pay.

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.