Monthly Archives: January 2017

Southern Rail Drivers and Conductors step up their actions, which has increased the demand for control over their destiny.

Train drivers are once again taking strike action. Support is growing, particularly since the massive increase in fares and further deterioration of the Southern Rail franchise’s service. Also we have the government and transport minister, Grayling’s intransigence and condemnation of … Continue reading

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Rail Strike: Jeremy Corbyn may join picket

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has given his backing to striking train drivers on Southern rail, saying he would join a picket line in support of them. The first of six day-long stoppages this month by drivers in the Aslef and … Continue reading

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Post Office ‘to close more Crown branches’

The Post Office is planning to close and franchise 37 Crown offices, with loss of 300 jobs and 127 specialist roles, according to the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU). It says the number of jobs lost since the beginning of last … Continue reading

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Nuclear Workers: Industrial action could be on the cards.

Unite calls for urgent meeting with energy minister over £660m Treasury ‘raid’ on nuclear workers’ pensions 09 January 2017 Energy minister Jesse Norman should step up to the plate and meet the unions over the proposed £600 million ‘raid’ on … Continue reading

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TUBE STAFF OUT IN FORCE ACROSS THE NETWORK

9 January 2017 RMT Press Office: Tube staff out in force across the network in fight for jobs and safety. General Secretary Mick Cash said;   “Our members are out in force across London Underground this morning in the fight … Continue reading

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NHS England to recognise HCSA:

TUC welcomes NHS England recognition for doctors’ union 4 January 2017 Commenting on today’s announcement by the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) that they have received confirmation from NHS England that they are now a recognised union, TUC General … Continue reading

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Unions to meet to consider strike action for nuclear workers

Unions to meet on 9 January to consider strike action over £660m broken promises on pensions for 16,000 nuclear workers 05 January 2017 GMB, UNITE, PROSPECT AND ASLEF NUCLEAR INDUSTRY UNIONS MEETING ON MONDAY 9TH JANUARY TO CONSIDER STRIKE ACTION … Continue reading

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