Reports and Campaigns
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20 September 2017
Angry London bus drivers in Unite the Union demonstrated outside City Hall demanding a 'bill of rights' to improve unsafe working conditions
13 September 2017
Twenty-five deaths and nearly 12,000 injuries have been caused by buses on the capital's streets in just two years
7 September 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. London bus stoppage, Scotland FE strike.
31 August 2016
London bus workers Tower Transit took 24-hour strike action on 26 August, over the imposition of roster changes, pay and the anti-union approach of the company.
8 June 2016
Austerity-hit Greek workers struck back with a pay victory on 3 June. Athens bus cleaners had already undertaken 15 days of strike action against their contracted employer Link Ap over months of unpaid wages and being underpaid
3 February 2016
London faces cuts in public transport along with attacks on bus and tube workers after the government announced an end to the subsidy to Transport for London (TfL), writes Andy Beadle, London bus driver.
19 August 2015
Sheffield Bus Partnership is attempting to make drastic cuts to bus services in the city. 50 buses a day will be taken off the network resulting in approximately 150 bus workers losing their jobs.
1 April 2015
Following on from the two successful days of strike action in January and February, London bus workers - members of Unite the Union - have forced many of the bus companies and Transport for London (TfL) to talks on 9 April
18 March 2015
Abellio London bus workers were told their 2015 pay award - 2% plus other benefits - due in January had been "suspended"
13 February 2015
London bus reps discussed 'where next?' for their dispute
11 February 2015
London bus workers are engaged in an historic battle to get one rate for the job - the best - across all London garages
13 January 2015
Bus workers across London are striking for one rate for the job across all 18 companies
9 January 2015
The Socialist Party fully supports the strike by 27,000 bus workers across London on Tuesday 13 January
10 December 2014
London bus drivers in Unite are being balloted for strike action across the capital
5 December 2014
Vote 'yes' to strike for one rate for the job: See www.socialistparty.org.uk/txt/345.pdf
10 September 2014
London bus demo: Unite's "Driving Up Pay" campaign aims to win a common contract across all London's bus companies
7 August 2013
Socialist Party (Ireland) TD Joe Higgins and MEP Paul Murphy support the strike action being taken by SIPTU, NBRU and TSSA Dublin Bus workers. See report on socialistparty.net
10 July 2013
Buses were deregulated and privatised in 1986 across the UK apart from London and Northern Ireland. Thatcher and her ministers were concerned about London for two reasons, writes a London bus driver...
26 June 2013
A year ago - on Friday 22 June 2012 - London bus workers held a successful one-day strike across the capital, writes A London bus driver.
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...
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