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1 April 2020
While the government gives reassurances to the public that 'we are all in this together' and they will do 'whatever it takes', bosses are doing whatever it takes to protect their profits, writes a South Coast bus driver.
15 January 2020
Exhausted bus drivers in London are planning to strike, demanding that Transport for London (TfL) take action "to tackle chronic levels of fatigue being experienced by bus drivers."
20 December 2019
RMT drivers on the Tyne & Wear metro are on strike on the Friday and Saturday before Christmas
11 September 2019
Short reports of workplace and trade union struggles
11 September 2019
A major report has at last been published, following concerns over driver fatigue on London's buses. High levels of deaths and injuries involving buses have been recorded.
3 July 2019
London bus drivers have had enough! In a consultative ballot of Unite the Union members at Arriva, drivers voted overwhelmingly for industrial action.
26 June 2019
Drivers and supporters gathered at Preston bus station for the ninth day of strike action
19 June 2019
Bus drivers at Bluestar in Southampton were out in force at Totton and Eastleigh bus depots on 18 June, angry at their pay and working conditions, writes Southampton Socialist Party.
31 May 2019
10 April 2019
"An Uber driver has to work 35 hours a week just to break even... Then to make any money you just keep racking up the hours"
13 February 2019
Glasgow strike victory; Bradford bus victory; union action in Hackney; oil tanker strike; Irish nurses strike; home care doorstepping; Woolwich ferry walkout
9 January 2019
650 bus drivers, members of Unite the Union employed by Arriva, commenced a week-long strike on 6 January in a dispute over low pay. Drivers based at Darlington, Durham, Redcar and Stockton believe they are the second-lowest paid Arriva bus drivers in the country.
12 December 2018
Waste workers in Unite the Union in Cheshire, employed by Veolia UK, have overwhelmingly voted for strike action in their dispute over unpaid shifts.
5 December 2018
Stagecoach bosses have been let off the hook. They should have been jailed for corporate manslaughter.
31 October 2018
Why are drivers involved in road traffic incidents often tired? Transport for London (TfL) could ask the real bus experts - the drivers!
17 October 2018
"We want our rights! We want our rights!" Uber drivers struck across the country on 9 October against unjust disciplinary sanctions and poverty pay.
17 October 2018
Workers on South Western Railway are striking for five days from 23 to 27 October against management plans to remove the safety-critical role of the guard.
26 September 2018
Reader's comment: If you take a cursory glance at the news these days, you will see problems on the railways - strikes, delays, timetable meltdown and so on.
12 September 2018
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Liebherr latest and Nottingham bus strike.
7 August 2018
Every year, the private bus operators are unprepared in summer and winter for both hot weather and freezing conditions
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