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4 November 2010
The third day of joint strike action on 3 November by RMT and TSSA rail unions on London Underground shut down 107 stations across the network...
20 October 2010
Three days after the announcement of the government's savage spending cuts London's firefighters will be on strike, writes Paula Mitchell, London Socialist Party.
London firefighters have answered their bullying bosses with a massive vote for strike action.
20 October 2010
Socialist Party member Lewis Peacock is standing for election to the transport union RMT's national executive, the Council of Executives...
6 October 2010
Boris's bluster doesn't impress: On 3 and 4 October members of transport unions RMT and TSSA working for London Underground, went on strike to defend jobs. Socialist Party members report from the picket lines.
15 September 2010
The overtime ban on London Underground is beginning to bite. In the last few days some stations have closed, including Charing Cross which had to be closed for 20 minutes over the weekend, writes Reg Johnstone.
9 September 2010
The power of organised working class people was demonstrated resoundingly on 7 September. 11,000 London Underground (LU) workers were striking against job cuts, writes Paula Mitchell.
7 September 2010
Socialist Party members report from the picket lines: The power of organised working class people was demonstrated by the strike of 11,000 London Underground workers...
1 September 2010
On 24 August, reps from transport unions TSSA and RMT met to discuss the first ever joint strike between the two unions on London Underground, writes Reg Johnstone, RMT.
23 August 2010
On 24 August, reps from transport unions TSSA and RMT met to discuss the first ever joint strike between the two unions on London Underground, writes Reg Johnstone.
18 August 2010
"RMT members have sent a clear message in this ballot that they will not sit by while the tracks are turned into a death trap and our tube stations and platforms are left unstaffed." Transport union RMT general secretary Bob Crow declared after 43% of RMT members had voted by a 76% margin to take, writes Reg Johnstone.
21 July 2010
Tube Lines is one of the maintenance companies on London Underground. The recent strikes and subsequent victory for the workforce were, on the face of it, about pay, job security and changes to working...
30 June 2010
Rail union RMT members on London Underground will be receiving ballot papers in the next few days and will be asked to vote 'yes' for strike action to defend jobs, writes Reg Johnstone, RMT.
7 April 2010
At a mass meeting in London on 31 March the general secretaries of the RMT and TSSA, Bob Crow and Gerry Doherty, announced that these two rail unions would be holding a simultaneous strike ballot of London Underground workers, writes Reg Johnstone, London Underground worker.
31 March 2010
Anyone watching the news over the last week could not have failed to notice the saturation coverage depicting British Airways workers and RMT members as mad militants intent on destroying their companies and indeed threatening civilisation as we know it, writes Reg Johnstone.
17 March 2010
ANOTHER DISASTER for privatisation. Tube Lines, the company responsible for maintenance and upgrade work on the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines of the London Underground has been branded as "ailing...
10 March 2010
On 5 February London Underground (LU) signal maintainers took 24 hour industrial action over management's attempts to impose rosters, breaches of framework agreements and outsourcing of work, writes London Underground Signal Maintainer.
6 January 2010
RMT members on London Underground are justifiably annoyed at the paltry pay award. We were awarded only 1.5%, and at the same time Transport for London (TfL) have increased fares in the capital by record...
9 September 2009
RMT wins no compulsory redundancy position but future battles loom: London Underground (LU) has retreated in the face of RMT's strike campaign. They have guaranteed that no RMT members will face compulsory redundancy as a result of the underground's current cost review...
22 July 2009
The strike action taken by RMT union members last month has forced London Underground management into significant concessions. An LU worker writes.
16 July 2009
The strike action taken by RMT members last month has forced London Underground (LU) management into significant concessions...
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