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5 July 2017

Transport strategy: London's mayor is no visionary

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan recently released his 'Mayor's Transport Strategy' for public consultation.

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16 November 2016

London Underground: RMT wins victory

Tube workers' union RMT has secured a victory for London Underground maintenance staff on pensions, pay and night tube working.

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30 March 2016

Tube workers' strike shuts Piccadilly Line

Tube workers operating the busy Piccadilly Line shut it down for 24 hours on 23/24 March in their strike against "bullying, harassment and intimidation"

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23 March 2016

Tube drivers shut down Piccadilly Line over bullying

Tube workers in London operating the Piccadilly line are striking for 24 hours on the 23 and 24 March over "bullying, harassment and intimidation".

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27 January 2016

24-hour tube strike suspended

The strike set to start on 26 January has been called off

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27 January 2016

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Victimised RMT rep defended; anti-cuts protest in Brighton; NSSN to hold Port Talbot steel solidarity meeting.

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20 January 2016

Tube workers to strike again to defend jobs and conditions

Members of London Underground unions will strike on 26-27 January

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2 September 2015

London tube workers force bosses to move

Tube unions RMT, TSSA and Unite suspended the 24-hour strike action which was planned to start on the evenings of 25 and 27 August but they have made it clear to London Underground (LU) the dispute remains ongoing.

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17 August 2015

London tube's summer of strikes joined by First Great Western

London Underground could be shuttered again by bosses' pig-headedness over staff restructuring and night service.

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6 August 2015

Tube strike: pickets and public determined to beat bosses

From Edgware Road to Acton, the strike is solid. Not a train is moving.

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9 July 2015

London tube halted by strength of four unions

Tube workers in all four of their unions stopped the network

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8 October 2014

RMT tube workers join October action

RMT transport workers' union has called a 48 hour strike on 14-15 October as the union continues to fight against London Underground's (LU) plans to cut around 900 jobs and reduce grades and pay-rates across stations on the tube

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7 May 2014

RMT forces London Underground to back down

RMT has won important changes in London Underground's proposals for job cuts and re-organisation on the tube

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23 April 2014

Every job matters: Support the Tube workers' strike

RMT members on London's tubes will strike on 28-30 April

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RMT Pickets , photo Paul Mattsson

12 February 2014

London tube stoppages show workers can win

The London Underground dispute is already having the effect of lifting up the sights of trade unionists. Following the successful first strike management has suspended implementation of all elements of their cuts plan until 8 April.

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London Underground workers are defending jobs and a public service, photo Paul Mattsson

29 January 2014

Support the tube workers' strikes

No closure of ticket offices - stop job cuts - no compromise on passenger safety: The battle lines are being drawn ahead of the tube strikes which start on 4 February

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29 January 2014

Determined strikes can stop London Underground in its tracks

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

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Protesting against the proposed London Underground ticket office closures and job cuts, photo Paul Mattsson

Protesting against the proposed London Underground ticket office closures and job cuts, photo Paul Mattsson

15 January 2014

RMT v Johnson: Union prepares to defend London Underground

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'

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30 April 2013

Justice for 'the 33' sacked tube workers

After 5 years' work for London Underground, 33 agency workers were sacked in December

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25 April 2012

Workplace news in brief

Tube strike: A 72-hour strike by London tube workers employed by Tubelines started at 4pm on 24 April. The transport union RMT members are fighting to be allowed to join Transport for London's (TfL) pension scheme...

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