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8 July 2015
Transport workers on London Underground were preparing to shut down the capital on 8 and 9 July. Members of all tube unions - RMT, Aslef, TSSA and Unite - will strike together for the first time in years.
18 June 2015
Aslef members on London Underground have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in a dispute over the company's decision to try to force through, without negotiation, new rosters which would mean Tube drivers will have to work an unlimited number of weekend and night shifts for no extra pay
10 December 2014
The "Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)" or TUPE regulations are European Union regulations which offer limited protections to workers when they are transferred from one employer to another, writes An Aslef member.
24 September 2014
£10 an hour now!: Fast Food Rights campaign supporters, spearheaded by the BFAWU bakers' union, demonstrated outside Labour's national conference in Manchester demanding the banning of zero-hour contracts and the introduction of a universal £10 an hour minimum wage
3 September 2014
London bus pay demo: On 11 September, London bus drivers are demonstrating for unified pay rates across the several bus firms
22 August 2014
Aslef union members, drivers on London Underground's Central and Waterloo & City lines, took strike action on Friday 22 August in protest at what the union's Finn Brennan called management's "bullying culture"
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.
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