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Militant trade unionism makes a comeback in the UK

The Durham miners’ gala showcases the heritage of coal mining in the city and the rich working class traditions of militancy and trade unionism

RMT Strike - UK (1) British rail workers lead fight against cost of living crisis and anti-worker policies

Rail workers across the UK are unhappy with the rail authorities’ insensitivity towards their demand for an increase in wages, as well as plans to implement austerity measures that will lead to forced redundancies

Tube workers strike - London London Tube workers continue protests against mass layoffs

Transport for London has decided to make cuts worth millions in the transport sector in London, including in the underground rail network (Tube) where it has decided to cut 600 jobs

UK transport union demands justice for London metro sanitation staff

The transport workers’ union RMT has called on the city government to guarantee dignified rights and conditions of sanitation staff of the public transportation system

UK Transport workers-COVID Unions demand enhanced safety measures for transport workers in London

Trade unions including Unite the Union, National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), among others, have raised concerns about the rising number of deaths of transport workers due to COVID-19. 14 transport workers have died in London alone as of April 8

UK annual railfare hike ‘New year shock’ continues for UK rail commuters and workers

British commuters and rail workers have protested the hike in rail fares as well as the government’s inaction on guaranteeing job security for railway guards

ScotRail Transport unions demand nationalization of Scottish Railways

On October 2, Labour Party’s motion to nationalize the ScotRail by 2022 was voted down in the Scottish parliament by the Scottish Nationalist Party and the Tories

London Overground Strike “Low pay? No way!”: London Overground workers go on strike for decent pay

Workers at the London Overground went on a 48-hour strike, protesting the existing working conditions and low wages