FERRY workers on London’s riverboats will join their landlubber comrades on the Tube as they strike next week in a bid for better pay.
Staff working for City Cruises, which runs boats between Westminster and Greenwich, will walk out from 7am on Thursday — coinciding with...
Saturday 22nd Aug 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
THE start of all-night running on London’s Underground network is set to be delayed, it emerged yesterday, as drivers suspended strike action.
Workers have been locked in a bitter dispute over the impact of the new services on work-life balance.
White-collar union TSSA,...
Thursday 13th Aug 2015
Intransigent Mayor Johnson forces new action against rosters
Wednesday 12th Aug 2015
TALKS between unions and London Underground (LU) resumed yesterday in a bid to resolve disputes over “rosters from hell” for staff on the proposed 24-hour weekend services.
The leaders of rail unions RMT, Unite, TSSA and Aslef met with LU managers and handed them a...
Tuesday 11th Aug 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
BORIS JOHNSON must quit “posturing” and break his seven-year refusal to talk to London Underground workers, rail union RMT said yesterday.
Following Thursday’s crippling strike, the London mayor has written to Tube staff individually in a direct appeal to them to...
Saturday 8th Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The ball is now firmly in London Underground’s court in the dispute over night working, writes MICK CASH
posted by Morning Star in Features
RAIL unions have demanded that London Mayor Boris Johnson stop posturing about pay and negotiate seriously over his plan to impose night working on Tube drivers.
The call came as London Underground shut down yesterday after four unions walked out for the second time in a month as part...
Friday 7th Aug 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
MORE London Underground maintenance staff will be balloted on strike action over all-night services, rail union RMT announced yesterday.
Its members at maintenance company Tube Lines, created as part of the Underground’s failed private finance initiative (PFI) but now in the...
Thursday 6th Aug 2015
Walkout set to halt services from this evening
Wednesday 5th Aug 2015
BORIS JOHNSON has “engineered” an industrial dispute over the all-night Tube plans so he can blame the unions when the new service is delayed, TSSA leader Manuel Cortes charged yesterday.
Workers are set to strike again next week in a row over pay and conditions for the...
Friday 31st Jul 2015