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Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire

Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire Bus workers in Nottingham and Derbyshire struck on Monday of this week against a below-inflation 2.5 percent “poverty pay” offer.

Bus workers boiling in cabs

Bus workers boiling in cabs The recent hot weather in Britain has left bus workers feeling “drowsy” and “faint”

Not in service—years of cuts behind the crisis on the buses

Not in service—years of cuts behind the crisis on the buses The Tories have slashed funding for bus services by nearly £200 million since 2010—leaving local bus services struggling. For some bus users the impact is devastating, says Sarah Bates

Aberdeen bus workers back an indefinite strike

Aberdeen bus workers back an indefinite strike Bus drivers at First Aberdeen have voted to reject the company’s “final” offer and were set to begin an indefinite strike on Wednesday this week.

Aberdeen bus drivers vote to shift resistance up a gear

Aberdeen bus drivers vote to shift resistance up a gear Striking bus workers in Aberdeen voted unanimously to escalate their action at a mass meeting of over 150 people last Wednesday.

Aberdeen bus strikes show mood to win on contracts

Aberdeen bus strikes show mood to win on contracts Aberdeen bus drivers struck on Monday of this week and planned to strike on Wednesday and Friday over the imposition of new contracts

Eleven days of bus strikes set for First in Aberdeen

13 March 2018
Hundreds of bus drivers in Aberdeen look set to bring the city to a halt in a battle to defend their jobs.

Strikers from three disputes unite in Manchester

26 January 2018
Strikers from First Bus, Mears and Fujitsu came together to support one another - and discuss how to won

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