Industrial action involving two unions is threatened in the coming weeks
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Friday 25 September 2009
Workers on one of London Underground's busiest Tube lines are to stage a 24-hour strike in a row over new rosters, it was announced today.
Tuesday 08 September 2009
Rail passengers on busy commuter and other routes are facing fresh travel chaos after strikes were called today in separate disputes over pay and the sacking of a worker.
Tuesday 08 September 2009
Workers at a rail company are to stage a 24ihour strike in protest at the dismissal of a female colleague her union said was the victim of an assault by a member of the public angry at being challenged over a ticket, it was announced today.
Monday 07 September 2009
Rail services returned to normal today on London Midland lines following the cancellation of all but one of the firm's trains yesterday because of staff shortages.
Sunday 06 September 2009
A rail company faced a barrage of criticism after it was forced to cancel all but one of its Sunday services today because staff have failed to volunteer to work.
Wednesday 02 September 2009
A convicted killer and paranoid schizophrenic has been given permission to study the "knowledge" to become a black cab driver despite fears about public safety, it was revealed today.
Wednesday 19 August 2009
A dispute over jobs on London Underground which sparked a crippling strike earlier in the summer and threatened further industrial action has been resolved, it was announced today.
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Almost 200 bus drivers are to stage a 24-hour strike in a row over pay and working conditions threatening disruption to services, it was announced today.
Saturday 08 August 2009
The occupation of a wind turbine factory that is set to close, costing 625 people their jobs, ended when workers left the building after an 18-day protest.
Monday 03 August 2009
Workers on the country's most extensive railway network launched a month-long campaign of industrial action today, including refusing to pick up litter from trains.
Saturday 01 August 2009
The planned closure date of a wind turbine factory which is being occupied by workers as part of a campaign to save their jobs has been put back.
Thursday 30 July 2009
Tens of thousands of commuters suffered travel misery tonight as services on busy rail lines were crippled by strike action - with further disruption due tomorrow.
Tuesday 28 July 2009
Stagecoach, the Scottish transport group, confirmed yesterday that it was in talks with the consortium bidding for its beleaguered rival National Express about buying parts of the business in the event of a successful takeover. Stagecoach has not ruled out a bid for the whole company.
Monday 29 June 2009
Thursday 04 June 2009
Crucial talks aimed at averting next week's strike by London Underground workers are to be held tomorrow, it was announced today.
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