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1 July 2015
Last week transport secretary Patrick Mcloughlin announced that Network Rail's £38.5 billion modernisation plan for Britain's railways has been postponed. This underscores the government's intentions of yet more savage cuts in public spending.
30 April 2015
Hundreds of First West Yorkshire bus drivers and engineers were on strike in Bradford on 27-28 April, officially against the transfer of a bus service to the Halifax depot with a loss of eight jobs, writes Iain Dalton.
13 February 2015
London bus reps discussed 'where next?' for their dispute
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
4 February 2015
Bus drivers are escalating strike action to demand sector wide negotiation
13 January 2015
Bus workers across London are striking for one rate for the job across all 18 companies
7 January 2015
London bus drivers in the Unite union are due to strike on 13 January in demand of a standard contract across the capital's bus network
5 November 2014
London buses: London bus drivers in the Unite union have voted in a consultative ballot by 96% in favour of taking industrial action over sector-wide pay
29 October 2014
Secure hospitals strike: Prison Officers' Association members working in the NHS took four hours of strike action on Friday 24 October in their struggle for a decent pay rise
11 September 2014
Surprised tourists saw our hundreds-strong demonstration come up to the Houses of Parliament from Victoria station
3 September 2014
Apparently, outside London where bus use is expanding, fewer people than ever are using buses because of rising prices
28 May 2014
Unite is urging Leeds-based bus and coach manufacturer Optare to settle a dispute over workers' holiday entitlement, following rock solid support for Tuesday's 24-hour walkout
14 May 2014
South Yorkshire's Freedom Riders win a victory in campaign to get back travel concessions
16 September 2013
Bus drivers at Network Warrington are staging a number of one-day strikes against a pay freeze and also a lack of investment which they fear is setting the company up to fail
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...
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
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...
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.
16 June 2012
London buses will come to a standstill on Friday 22 June as bus workers from every London bus operator will take strike action across the capital for the first time in a generation, writes Unite the union
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