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1 July 2015

Government reneges on rail modernisation pledge

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.

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30 April 2015

Bradford bus drivers strike against job losses

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.

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13 February 2015

London bus strike suspended - prepare for more action

London bus reps discussed 'where next?' for their dispute

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Bus drivers at the Clapton garage picket on 5 February 2015, photo Paul Mattsson

Bus drivers at the Clapton garage picket on 5 February 2015, photo Paul Mattsson

11 February 2015

London buses: Same job - We want the same pay

London bus workers are engaged in an historic battle to get one rate for the job - the best - across all London garages

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Clapton bus garage, London bus strike, 13.1.15, photo Paul Mattsson

4 February 2015

Fighting for one London bus pay scale

Bus drivers are escalating strike action to demand sector wide negotiation

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13 January 2015

Bus drivers unite in historic strike action

Bus workers across London are striking for one rate for the job across all 18 companies

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7 January 2015

London bus drivers to strike for single contract

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

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5 November 2014

Workplace news in brief

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

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29 October 2014

Workplace news in brief

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

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London bus drivers' pay campaign: Assembling for the demo, 11.9.14, photo Judy Beishon

London bus drivers' pay campaign: Assembling for the demo, 11.9.14, photo Judy Beishon

11 September 2014

London bus drivers march for decent pay

Surprised tourists saw our hundreds-strong demonstration come up to the Houses of Parliament from Victoria station

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Unite rally against cuts to London buses, photo Paul Mattsson

Unite rally against cuts to London buses, photo Paul Mattsson

3 September 2014

Planning, not competition, to meet our transport needs

Apparently, outside London where bus use is expanding, fewer people than ever are using buses because of rising prices

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28 May 2014

Strike at Leeds-based bus maker

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

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14 May 2014

Freedom Riders- action brings victory

South Yorkshire's Freedom Riders win a victory in campaign to get back travel concessions

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Warrrington bus drivers on strike, September 2013, photo .

Warrrington bus drivers on strike, September 2013, photo .

16 September 2013

Bus strike against pay freeze

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

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10 July 2013

The costs of privatisation - to the workforce

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...

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Bus workers protest in July 2008, photo Paul Mattsson

Bus workers protest in July 2008, photo Paul Mattsson

4 October 2012

South Wales bus workers receive strong support for strike

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

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Hackney bus workers stopped the busses on the 22 June 2012 London-wide bus strike , photo Paul Mattsson

Hackney bus workers stopped the busses on the 22 June 2012 London-wide bus strike , photo Paul Mattsson

4 July 2012

London buses: "This is why we're in the union"

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...

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Hackney bus workers stopped the busses on the 22 June 2012 London-wide bus strike , photo by Paul Mattsson

Hackney bus workers stopped the busses on the 22 June 2012 London-wide bus strike , photo by Paul Mattsson

27 June 2012

London bus workers show their strength

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.

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Drivers at the Longbridge Road bus garage in Barking out on the picket line, photo Hannah Sell

Drivers at the Longbridge Road bus garage in Barking out on the picket line, photo Hannah Sell

22 June 2012

London bus workers strike

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.

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16 June 2012

London bus strike on Friday over Olympic award

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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