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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...
15 November 2012
First Group bus drivers and engineers staged a 24-hour strike on 15th November protesting about not receiving a backdated pay rise
4 October 2012
Monday 1st October saw bus drivers and engineers in South Wales take strike action over pay despite their union recommending they refrain from doing so
25 July 2012
London bus workers have voted to accept the Olympics bonus deal offered by all companies operating Transport for London routes.
11 July 2012
London bus workers have been fighting for payment for extra work during the Olympics with joint strike action, the first for many decades, a London bus worker writes.
4 July 2012
As we go to press the London bus companies have been forced to make a new offer, and Unite have postponed the Thursday (5 July) strike...
4 July 2012
London bus workers have shown how determined they are to win their dispute. But as we go to press bus operating companies are still refusing to pay London bus workers a £500 bonus for working during the...
29 June 2012
Following the fantastic pickets on the London bus strike on Friday 22 June, flexing the mighty muscle of the workforce, further protest, backed up by trade unionists and campaigners' action, has followed this up, writes Paula Mitchell
27 June 2012
The sleeping giant has woken up - on 22 June 20,000 London bus workers came out on strike over payments for extra pressure during the Olympics, a London bus worker writes.
22 June 2012
Reports: (last updated Sat 6pm) At 6 am an impressive 100 of the 400 workers at Longbridge Road bus garage in Barking were out on the picket line.
20 June 2012
The regional secretary of Unite has told reps from London bus garages that, after a 94% vote for action, an official 24-hour strike would start across the capital from 3am on Friday 22 June
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