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Build united fightback to stop fire and rehire

Build united fightback to stop fire and rehire Three quarters of people in Britain want bosses’ outrageous fire and rehire tactics scrapped. A poll conducted by Survation on behalf of the GMB union discovered that 76 percent of people believe the practice should be outlawed.

Bus drivers angry after strikes end in let down over pay

Bus drivers angry after strikes end in let down over pay Strikes by London bus workers have ended after an offer was made to workers that many felt wasn’t good enough, reports Sam Ord

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions The vaccine rollout is a cause for celebration for many, but it also shines a spotlight on Western domination over the Global South.

Manchester and London bus strikes +Sage care + Chivas + Devonport + Brush electrical

Manchester and London bus strikes +Sage care + Chivas + Devonport + Brush electrical Around 400 bus workers at Go North West in Manchester are in the ninth week of an indefinite strike against fire and rehire.

Striking bus drivers in London and Manchester demand end to fire and rehire

Striking bus drivers in London and Manchester demand end to fire and rehire London United bus drivers have escalated their fight against bosses' attacks on pay and conditions.

Escalate bus fightbacks in Manchester and London

Escalate bus fightbacks in Manchester and London Bus drivers at Go North West in Manchester are battling on against a brutal employer assault.

Support bus strikers in Manchester in London

05 April 2021
Bus drivers in Manchester and the west and south of London have stepped up their fights after talks with bosses failed.

London United bus strikes hit back at RATP bosses’ assault

01 April 2021
Bus drivers in the west and south of London have stepped up their pay fight after talks with bosses failed

Manchester all-out bus strike in fifth week

29 March 2021
Strike continues as mayor Andy Burnham announced that the region’s buses will be returned to local authority regulation

Bus workers fight back in Manchester and London

22 March 2021
Over 400 workers at Go North West in Greater Manchester remain on all‑out and indefinite strike.

London bus strikers say bosses profit while workers get cuts

17 March 2021
London United bus drivers in west and south London struck on Wednesday over attacks on pay

Bus strikers fight on as Tories deliver more cash to owners

16 March 2021
Strong bus strikes in London and Manchester continue to ­confront the bosses’ attacks on both conditions and pay.

What’s behind the surge in ‘fire and rehire’ attacks?

16 March 2021
Fire and rehire is a weapon bosses are using to attack workers. Sophie Squire looks at why it’s being used

London bus drivers could stop work over virus fears

05 March 2021
Over 20,000 London bus drivers have been advised to refuse to drive overcrowded buses because of coronavirus safety fears.

Manchester bus strikes battle bosses whose strike-breaking risks spreading virus

04 March 2021
Bus strikes in Manchester and London continue to fight hard against bosses' attacks.

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

01 March 2021
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

24 February 2021
The London bus drivers’ strike over pay and working conditions continued to enrage the bosses on Wednesday.

Strong strike by London bus drivers

22 February 2021
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

10 February 2021
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

01 February 2021
Workers’ action has taken fire and rehire off the table at British Airways cargo.

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