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    1. August 24, 2015

      London Tube strike suspended in ‘goodwill’ gesture

      The strike action planned by Tube workers this week has been suspended to allow for further talks between unions and...

    2. August 21, 2015

      London river boat workers join transport strikes

      London commuters hoping to avoid next week’s tube strikes by jumping on a City Cruise Thames river boat will be...

    1. August 18, 2015

      Hard-left unions weigh return to Corbyn-led Labour

      The prospect of a Jeremy Corbyn victory looks set to herald the return of some hard-left union leaders to the Labour...

    2. August 11, 2015

      London commuters face 2 more Tube strikes

      London commuters face another two Tube strikes this month as the dispute between unions and London Underground managers...

    3. August 6, 2015

      Deep roots of London Underground dispute

      The four unions involved in the Tube strikes jamming up London’s transport network this week say it is not about the...

    4. July 6, 2015

      London braced for worst Tube strike in decade

      London is set for its worst Tube strike in more than a decade this week, as last-ditch talks with unions and London...

    5. July 6, 2015

      London Tube managers fail to avert worst strike in a decade

      London commuters are being encouraged to walk, cycle or get the bus after eleventh hour talks between unions and London...

    6. June 1, 2015

      UK unions call off national rail strike

      A planned national rail strike set to start later this week was called off on Monday after Network Rail put forward a...

    7. May 28, 2015

      Rail workers reinstate national strike

      A week after Britain’s first national rail strike for 20 years was called off, it has been reinstated, with two...

    8. May 24, 2015

      Rail unions consider pay offer after calling off UK strike

      Rail unions will meet on Thursday to decide whether to accept the pay offer that averted Britain’s first national train...

    9. May 21, 2015

      Unions call off UK rail strike after deal with operator

      A planned rail strike that threatened travel chaos throughout Britain over the Bank Holiday weekend has been cancelled...

    10. May 17, 2015

      A softly-softly approach to UK industrial disruption

      David Cameron’s Conservative government, emboldened by the majority it gained in the UK general election, is moving to...

    11. May 15, 2015

      RMT calls 24-hour rail strike on May bank holiday

      Millions of train passengers travelling over the May 25 bank holiday face extensive disruption after the Rail, Maritime...

    12. May 12, 2015

      UK faces first national rail strike in 20 years

      Britain could face its first national train strike in 20 years after thousands of workers at Network Rail rejected a...

    13. December 26, 2014

      Cable urged to intervene after City Link collapse

      Vince Cable, business secretary, has been urged to intervene after City Link, one of Britain’s biggest postal delivery...

    14. November 20, 2014

      Network Rail criticised for late trains, poor management

      Train punctuality has fallen to its worst level in five years, according to a damning report into Network Rail which...

    15. October 7, 2014

      London Underground to go on 2-day strike

      London Underground workers will go on strike for 48 hours next week, adding their weight to a wave of simultaneous...

    16. July 18, 2014

      Conservatives to toughen rules for strike ballots

      The Conservatives are to go ahead with a manifesto proposal to impose a 50 per cent turnout threshold for any strike...

    17. July 1, 2014

      Tube power strike to go ahead

      Power control staff at London Underground are due to begin an eight-day strike on Tuesday evening after talks failed to...

    18. May 19, 2014

      Acas hosts talks to prevent bank holiday Tube strike

      Transport for London said it planned to run a normal service on the London Underground over the bank holiday weekend...

    19. May 15, 2014

      UK transport unions to fight East Coast rail line ruling

      Transport unions say they will continue their fight to stop the East Coast rail line being handed back to the private...

    20. May 5, 2014

      Battle looms over driverless Tube trains

      The RMT union called off a three-day Tube strike over cuts to ticket office staff that was due to start on Monday but a...

    21. May 5, 2014

      RMT union cancels three-day Tube strike

      The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called off its three-day Tube strike over modernisation plans that was due...

    22. May 4, 2014

      Last-ditch talks over Tube strike

      Fresh hopes for a break to the deadlock between the Rail, Maritime and Transport union and London Underground were...

    23. April 30, 2014

      RMT union vows to go ahead with second Tube strike

      The RMT transport union said it had no plans to call off next week’s three-day Tube strike despite agreeing to join...

    24. April 29, 2014

      RMT Tube strike disrupts Londoners’ commute

      Transport for London said half of Tube services were running and two-thirds of stations were open on Tuesday, the first...

    25. April 28, 2014

      London Tube strike talks collapse

      Londoners are set to face significant disruption from 9.30pm on Monday after the collapse of last-ditch talks to avert...

    26. April 17, 2014

      Tube strike threat to London commuters

      London commuters face severe travel disruption in the coming weeks after the RMT union announced five days of strikes...

    27. March 11, 2014

      Charismatic union leader with a quick wit

      Bob Crow, the RMT transport union leader who has died aged 52, was the stand out figure of the UK’s trade union...

    28. March 11, 2014

      Bob Crow, transport union general secretary, dies

      Bob Crow, leftwing leader of the RMT transport union, has died aged 52, his union announced on Tuesday. He is believed...

    29. February 11, 2014

      Unions suspend London Underground strike action

      A second 48-hour strike on London Underground in as many weeks was called off on Tuesday after two unions agreed to...

    30. February 6, 2014

      London hit by second day of Tube strike

      Transport for London was running more Underground services on Thursday as Londoners faced a second disrupted commute to...

    31. February 5, 2014

      Londoners struggle to work through Tube strike

      Most Londoners appear to have made it to work on the first day of a 48-hour Tube strike, according to Transport for...

    32. January 27, 2014

      London commuters face co-ordinated Tube strike

      London’s Underground system is facing severe disruption next week after two transport unions said they would...

    33. January 10, 2014

      London Underground faces strike action

      London Underground was bracing itself for a strike by one of its unions after members voted for industrial action over...

    34. November 21, 2013

      Amazon eyes gap as Tube’s 24-hour move signals end for ticket offices

      The mad dash for the Tube is to be a thing of the past. As of 2015 London will keep the Underground service running...

    35. September 18, 2013

      City Link fights threat of strike action

      Staff at parcel carrier City Link are set to strike for seven days next week in the latest sign of growing...

    36. December 16, 2012

      Unions in ‘time of opportunity’ despite cuts

      Austerity may be hitting members hard but this is nonetheless a “time of opportunity” for trade unions, says Brendan...

    37. June 22, 2012

      Olympic transport bonanza at stake

      Transport workers in London could reap an Olympic bonanza of more than £35m in bonuses if bus drivers succeed in...

    38. June 21, 2012

      London bus strike to go ahead

      The biggest bus strike in London for 30 years, set to start on Friday morning, looks like the first taste of a summer...

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