Industrial action involving two unions is threatened in the coming weeks
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Tuesday 02 June 2009
The prospect of a crippling 48-hour strike by London Underground (LU) workers going ahead next week increased today when a fierce row broke out over pay.
Thursday 19 February 2009
Thousands of rail workers at four companies are to be balloted for strikes in disputes over job cuts and industrial relations, it was announced today.
Thursday 05 February 2009
More than 700 workers at rail freight company DB Schenker are to be balloted for strike action in a row over jobs and working conditions, it was announced today.
Wednesday 28 January 2009
Rail union leaders today called on commuters to join their campaign against plans to cut ticket office opening hours.
Friday 23 January 2009
Railway engineering cutbacks could lead to more accidents such as those at Hatfield and Potters Bar, a union has warned.
Monday 29 December 2008
Rail union leaders have urged the Government to halt plans by South West Trains - which operates services across the region - to reduce ticket office opening times, which they warned would lead to a "vastly poorer" service.
Sunday 07 December 2008
Workers responsible for fault-finding and maintaining the electrical supply to the London Underground will begin their second 36-hour strike tonight in a row over pay.
Tuesday 19 December 2006
It always happens at this time of year. The last week before Christmas, St Lucy's just gone, the days still getting shorter, and John Donne ringing in our ears. "I am every dead thing," he says, and it's easy to see what he means as ministers for Culture turn scum into sludge - "the whole world's sap is sunke".
Saturday 27 May 2006
The Emirates Palace is not the place to run out of suntan lotion. It may be home to 300 fountains, 114 domes, 1,002 Swarovski crystal chandeliers and 6,000sq metres of gold leaf, but dealing with such an ordinary issue in such a luxurious environment may well induce an unwelcome reality check. It is far more appropriate to indulge in a seven-course Persian feast, sip a vintage cognac or take a stroll through the landscaped gardens than attempt to track down a bottle of factor 30.
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