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30 October 2013
November marks 20 years since John Major's Tory government gave the go-ahead to splitting up and selling off British Rail
16 September 2013
Bus drivers at Network Warrington are staging a number of one-day strikes against a pay freeze and also a lack of investment which they fear is setting the company up to fail
26 June 2013
Van drivers fined for late deliveries, unable to take holidays for fear of being fined - this is the reality of working life for a workforce in Cardiff, writes A South West Socialist Party member.
20 May 2013
Around 100 of the Tesco drivers sacked earlier this year and their families marched through Doncaster
3 April 2013
Thera East Midlands: Joe Warner, the (now former) managing director of Thera East Midlands has resigned. Unison members who are in dispute with the company had been wondering where he was!
7 March 2013
Capenhurst victory: Construction workers on the Capenhurst construction site near Chester have fought off attempts to abandon the NAECI national agreement on terms and conditions...
26 February 2013
BP tanker drivers at the Grangemouth oil refinery came out on a 72-hour strike
9 January 2013
In less than four weeks, over 150 drivers at a Sainsbury's depot have chosen to cancel their membership with Usdaw and transfer to Unite
14 December 2012
From the National Shop Stewards Network website, www.shopstewards.net...
11 December 2012
With confidence high after Saturday's march and picket, Doncaster Tesco drivers upped the anti on Monday in their dispute with Tesco/Stobarts, writes Alistair Tice.
6 December 2012
See article: www.socialistparty.org.uk/articles/15804/05-12-2012/nothing-to-lose-tesco-drivers-vote-for-indefinite-strike, writes Please send messages of support to Unite shop steward Trevor Cheetham: firstname.lastname@example.org.
5 December 2012
180 Tesco drivers, members of Unite the union, at the supermarket giant's distribution hub in Doncaster have announced an indefinite strike from 7 December
10 November 2012
I've never been on a picket line like it! An armoured personnel carrier and a farmer's muckspreader blocked the gates to the depot
7 November 2012
Black cabs: Workers at Coventry black cab maker LTI, staged a sit-in on 31 October before entering talks with administrators, PWC...
31 October 2012
Kick the fat cats off our railways: If ever an example is needed which demonstrates how privatisation of key public services leads to job cuts, higher prices and a worse service, look no further than the rail network
17 October 2012
As a new driver I remember being asked by the man behind the counter: "Are you resting tomorrow?" I answered "Yes", writes Barry Andrews, London bus driver.
17 October 2012
Living wage now!: Transport union RMT is campaigning for London Mayor Boris Johnson to increase the London living wage to £10 an hour, benefiting cleaners and other low-paid workers...
10 October 2012
Tesco drivers in Doncaster have been given three months notice by their new employer ESL, with no promise that they will be re-employed
10 October 2012
Lorry drivers' strike: Workers at the Tesco distribution centre in Doncaster are on a 48-hour strike from 9 October. The workers were transferred to Eddie Stobart Ltd (ESL) in August and then on 5 September they were issued...
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