Industrial action involving two unions is threatened in the coming weeks
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Wednesday 08 February 2012
Rail signalling workers are to stage two fresh strikes in a row over career progression following the breakdown of talks, it was announced today.
Monday 06 February 2012
Britain's railways are at the bottom of the league for fares, efficiency and comfort compared with other European countries, according to a union-commissioned study today.
Thursday 12 January 2012
Railway signal workers in Scotland are to stage two further strikes in a dispute over career progression, union leaders announced today.
Monday 05 December 2011
The pay gap between the highest and lowest earners in the UK has grown more quickly than in any other high-income country since 1975, a report said today.
Saturday 26 November 2011
Union barons are meant to be arrogant and politically motivated. But that's nothing like the man who will be leading next week's public sector strike
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Rail passengers are set to see ticket-price rises of around 8 per cent after an increase in the amount operators can raise fares over the rate of inflation came into effect. The changes mean that a monthly season ticket between Oxford and London is likely to increase by £31.52 to £425.52 per month.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Friday 29 July 2011
The Government was today urged to rethink its plans for a new £32 billion high-speed rail route to address a series of concerns about the impact on London.
Monday 25 July 2011
Two of the country's biggest rail workers' unions, including one led by left-winger Bob Crow, have started talks aimed at a merger.
Monday 18 July 2011
Union leaders representing thousands of London Underground workers have rejected an improved five-year pay offer, it was announced today.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Thursday 23 June 2011
Talks are set to be held today in a bid to avert a wave of strikes by London Underground workers next week which threaten travel chaos for passengers, including those travelling to the Wimbledon tennis championships.
Monday 20 June 2011
London Underground said a good service was running on all Tube lines today despite an earlier strike in protest over the sacking of a driver.
Saturday 18 June 2011
"David Cameron does not realise what a powerful position he is in," said a headline in yesterday's Telegraph. One example the essay did not mention is that the Prime Minister, has not yet latched on to one of his most effective weapons for silencing potential malcontents on his backbenches – knighthoods.
Thursday 16 June 2011
Workers on the express rail link between Heathrow Airport and central London are to stage a 24-hour strike in a row over pay, it was announced today.
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