A LONDON Underground passenger was left lying unconscious for half an hour after a fall because there were no staff to help him, rail union RMT revealed yesterday.
The incident, which occurred on August 3, was one of an increasing number of cases where injured passengers have been left...
Friday 11th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
TUBE STAFF could escalate industrial action after bosses upheld the dismissal of a worker allegedly assaulted by a fare dodger, rail union RMT said yesterday.
The worker intervened to stop a “violent” passenger from assaulting colleagues, the union said. Two other workers...
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Drivers ballot on strike action after bosses lock them out of promotion
Tuesday 21st Feb 2017
TOMORROW’S strikes to defend jobs on the London Underground have been suspended after Tube bosses rolled back their cuts programme.
Members of Tube union RMT had been due to walk out for 16 hours from 6pm tomorrow and again for 15 hours from 10am on Tuesday.
Saturday 4th Feb 2017
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
TALKS to avert further London Tube strikes were adjourned without agreement yesterday.
The RMT and TSSA unions had been in discussion with London Underground bosses at conciliation service Acas in a bid to resolve the dispute over jobs and ticket-office closures.
Workers held a...
Tuesday 17th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TUBE workers are set to ramp up their industrial action over job cuts and ticket office closures, RMT revealed yesterday.
The transport union says the dispute will be escalated from February 6 unless a settlement is reached.
More talks are planned on Monday, through...
Friday 13th Jan 2017
DOZENS of Tube stations will not open today after rail unions rejected a revised offer on staffing levels.
The unions have accused London Underground of axing over 800 jobs in its Fit for the Future programme, under which every ticket office on the Tube network was closed.
Monday 9th Jan 2017
A STRIKE on the London Underground will go ahead from Sunday evening after talks failed.
Members of rail unions RMT and TSSA will walk out in a long-running dispute over job losses and ticket office closures.
The unions met LU bosses for several sessions this week under the...
Saturday 7th Jan 2017
TUBE workers are set for strike action in the new year in a bid to block bosses’ dangerous plans to sack 900 front-line staff, unions announced yesterday.
RMT and TSSA will stage a 24-hour stoppage from 6pm on Sunday January 8 in the ongoing row over ticket office closures and...
Friday 23rd Dec 2016
LONDON’S Tube station staff could strike over the closure of ticket offices, their union announced yesterday.
Members of the Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) voted more than two to one to take strike action, with 92 per cent endorsing action short of strike.
Wednesday 30th Nov 2016