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13 March 2013
Rail cleaners strike: Cleaners working for Churchill on Arriva Trains Wales will be on 24-hour strike on 16 March. The RMT members have voted by 9:1 for action over pay and terms and conditions...
15 November 2012
First Group bus drivers and engineers staged a 24-hour strike on 15th November protesting about not receiving a backdated pay rise
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
25 July 2012
London bus workers have voted to accept the Olympics bonus deal offered by all companies operating Transport for London routes.
11 July 2012
London bus workers have been fighting for payment for extra work during the Olympics with joint strike action, the first for many decades, a London bus worker writes.
4 July 2012
As we go to press the London bus companies have been forced to make a new offer, and Unite have postponed the Thursday (5 July) strike...
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.
22 June 2012
Reports: (last updated Sat 6pm) At 6 am an impressive 100 of the 400 workers at Longbridge Road bus garage in Barking were out on the picket line.
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
13 June 2012
London bus workers strike together: Bus workers across London have voted overwhelmingly for strike action. Dates are to be announced
23 May 2012
Dockers strike: Dock workers at Tilbury went on a 48-hour strike on 21 May. This is after a 24-hour strike on 7 May, the first at Tilbury since 1989...
18 April 2012
To win change in society workers need audacity, determination and organisation. A London bus worker writes that often you need to start by transforming your own union branch...
11 April 2012
More than nine out of ten London bus workers in Unite voted yes in a consultative ballot for action last month
4 April 2012
Bus workers ballot: In a consultative ballot, nine out of ten bus workers, members of Unite, have voted for industrial action to back their claim for an Olympic payment...
11 January 2012
Unite rejects pensions attacks: Unite's local authority national industrial sector committee rejected the government's pensions proposals on 9 January...
21 September 2011
During August, National Express West Midlands (NXWM) bosses informed drivers at its nine garages that practically all local agreements would be torn up from 25 September
15 June 2011
On the eve of a tenth general strike in Greece, APOSTOLIS KASIMERIS, one of the leaders of the OASA bus workers' union in Athens, spoke at the recent National Shop Stewards Network conference in London...
5 April 2011
NEGOTIATIONS OVER the Devon Stagecoach Bus drivers' modest demand of £6.50 an hour with no strings, have started and a strike scheduled for 23 July has been suspended, writes Steve Bush, Devon.
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