Reports and Campaigns
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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...
4 October 2012
Monday 1st October saw bus drivers and engineers in South Wales take strike action over pay despite their union recommending they refrain from doing so
3 August 2012
Winchester bus drivers are staging two days of industrial action on successive Saturdays in a dispute over pay...
4 July 2012
London bus workers have shown how determined they are to win their dispute. But as we go to press bus operating companies are still refusing to pay London bus workers a £500 bonus for working during the...
29 June 2012
Following the fantastic pickets on the London bus strike on Friday 22 June, flexing the mighty muscle of the workforce, further protest, backed up by trade unionists and campaigners' action, has followed this up, writes Paula Mitchell
27 June 2012
The sleeping giant has woken up - on 22 June 20,000 London bus workers came out on strike over payments for extra pressure during the Olympics, a London bus worker writes.
20 June 2012
The regional secretary of Unite has told reps from London bus garages that, after a 94% vote for action, an official 24-hour strike would start across the capital from 3am on Friday 22 June
20 June 2012
Following a successful 24-hour strike on 7 June, drivers, ticket inspectors and engineering workers covered by the Red Book Agreement were offered an improved pay award along with travel concessions on other train operating companies
20 June 2012
We went to do our regular sale of the Socialist at our local bus station. With the London bus workers' strike on the back page, we sold to both passengers running to work, and to drivers who slowed down...
7 June 2012
"Today there's not a single train running on the Metro", one of the striking workers commented as they staged a 24-hour strike
2 May 2012
Pension privatisation: Hundreds of pension staff were forced out of the public sector on 1 May. The government agency that administers pensions of 1.5 million working and retired civil servants became the first 'mutual' ...
4 April 2012
Unite oil tanker drivers have brought the country to a virtual standstill, not by striking but because the Tories' scaremongering backfired!, writes Rob Williams, NSSN chair.
27 March 2012
Tanker drivers working for five major fuel distribution firms and members of Unite, voted overwhelmingly for strike action over health and safety issues
3 March 2012
Stagecoach South Yorkshire bus drivers in Barnsley and Rotherham have won a significant victory in their fight for higher pay
29 February 2012
Voting will begin next week in a strike ballot of over 2,000 drivers who work for seven major fuel distribution firms, has announced Unite the union
9 February 2012
Following eight days of strike action Jet tanker drivers at Immingham, Stockton and Kingsbury have forced their employer, Wincanton, and its client, ConocoPhillips, to commit to talks
5 February 2012
123 oil tanker drivers, employed by haulage firm Wincanton on the ConocoPhillips contract to deliver fuel to Jet forecourts, began their second week of strike action on Friday 3rd February...
1 February 2012
123 oil tanker drivers employed by road haulage firm Wincanton began a week-long strike on Tuesday 24 January, writes Alistair Tice.
30 January 2012
Stagecoach South Yorkshire bus drivers, members of the union Unite, have stepped up their action in the fight to improve their wages
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