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12 February 2014
Kings Cross underground normally opens its gates at 4.50am. But the strike was 100% solid - not one worker was in and the doors were staying shut
29 January 2014
With the Olympics a fading memory, London Underground (LU) intends to implement the years of austerity that it had to forgo in order to keep tube workers onside for the games
15 January 2014
The RMT London tube workers have voted by 77% in favour of action against the brutal attack on jobs and terms and conditions by London Underground, TfL management and Tory Mayor Boris Johnson hoping to have his 'miners moment'
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' ...
15 June 2011
RMT tube drivers on London Underground (LU) will be striking on 19-20, 27-28 June and 30 June - 1 July. This is in defence of victimised tube driver Arwyn Thomas...
2 February 2011
RMT train drivers working for Arriva Trains Wales (ATW) were planning a second day of strike action on 4 February as part of their campaign for fair pay, writes Ross Saunders.
26 December 2010
Interview with a London Underground driver about the 26 December strike
3 November 2009
Postal workers reported solid support for the strike across Southampton. At Bitterne the mood was particularly determined in the face of an ongoing dispute over drivers' hours that management want to reduce:...
12 August 2009
Aslef members at East Midlands Trains are balloting on the latest company pay offer after ten hours of negotiations led to an offer which the union thinks is an improvement, writes An Aslef member.
17 June 2009
RMT members on London Underground were on 48-hour strike from 9-11 June. This reduced the tube to a skeleton service, staffed by untrained office staff and Aslef and TSSA members who had been told by their...
1 April 2009
Train driver Pete McNally is standing for election to the rail union Aslef executive committee, in district number six...
8 October 2008
When I became a union rep a few years ago at my current train depot, it was basically because no-one else would do it, an Aslef member writes.
19 March 2008
In 2006 the railway trade unions, Aslef, RMT and TSSA, threatened industrial action to defend our pensions...
20 February 2008
178 train drivers working for London Midland and based at Bletchley are to strike on 28 and 29 February in a dispute about pension payments... By Aslef member
13 February 2008
Off the rails: OVER-RUN OF engineering work is a common reason for delays on the rail system...
25 October 2007
A period of relative quiet in the rail industry has ended, management plans to attack pensions and conditions are meeting resistance from train drivers.... By An Aslef member
10 May 2007
A member of the train drivers union, ASLEF, argues the case for one single union in the rail industry....
22 March 2007
Rail investment: THE GOVERNMENT ann-ouncement that 1,000 new rail carriages are to be provided to ease overcrowding is welcome news for rail travellers and rail workers who are frustrated that the service we provide fails our customers...
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