Court Says Royal Mail Staff’s Christmas Strikes Can’t Go Ahead

Some complicated legal action has been underway in the case of the Royal Mail Group versus its workers' union, and the latest ruling from the wigs of justice says that strikes may not go ahead as the ballot of members was not carried out in the technically correct manner. Read More >>

Royal Mail Workers Expected to Call Christmas or Black Friday Strikes Today

As many as 100,000 Royal Mail staff represented by the Communications Workers Union have been taking part in a ballot over possible strike action, with the answer expected to be "yes" and the result of the poll made public today at 3:30pm. Read More >>

Wilko Staff Call Strike to Highlight Terrible Working Conditions

Discount retailer of many sectors Wilko is set to be crippled by a strike, with as many as 1,800 staff members – mainly the hi-viz distribution grafters – hoping to bring the company to its knees around the negotiating table. Read More >>

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Wikipedia Founder Wants Two-Day Social Media Boycott

The lesser-famed Wikipedia co-founder Dr Larry Sanger is raging about the ills of social media, and has declared a two-day social media strike for this weekend. That'll teach them to put things in the wrong order. Read More >>

Why Uber Drivers Are Striking Around the World Today

We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are launching a series of strikes protests today in an effort to fight for better pay and better treatment. Read More >>

“Try Walking” Say Transport Bosses Ahead of Latest Tube Strike

People in Scotland will be saddened to hear that Londoners are to be mildly inconvenienced on their way to and from work next Thursday, as the Tube network is likely to be taken completely offline by striking drivers. Someone please pass me a tissue. Read More >>

DLR Strike: East London Chaos as Thousands Struggle to Reach the ExCeL for WTM

The world’s ending. Okay, maybe not quite yet, but try convincing East London commuters otherwise this morning. The DLR isn’t running. Read More >>

DLR Strike Next Week: East London Transport Service Down From Monday to Wednesday

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will go on strike next week, in protest against what they see as ‘aggressive’ tactics from DLR operator KeolisAmey. Staff will walk out at 4am on 2 November, returning to work 48 hours later. Read More >>

London Tube Line Closed After Just Three People Vote for Strike Action

Transport for London claims just three control room staff voted in favour of a future London tube strike, with the shutdown of the Waterloo and City line coming after just six RMT union members working the line were balloted over possible strike action. Read More >>

Transport Strikes May Boost Economy as People Find Better Ways of Getting Around

Men of science who have been looking into the effects of London's recent tube strikes claim they may end up having a positive effect on the economies of the future, as lessons learned by commuters could result in more efficient travelling in years to come. Read More >>

London Tube Strike On for July 8/9

The RMT union has formally agreed to call its members out on strike, with a 24-hour protest on July 8 and into July 9 designed to roll-up all complaints about pay, night running, safety and "casualisation" into one mega-strike. Read More >>

London Tube Strike Wheel of Misfortune Says… Maybe in July

Members of the RMT trade union that looks after the interests of London's Underground workers are once again facing a ballot on possible strike action, raising the menace of a lovely mid-summer shutdown of the tube network. Read More >>

London Faces Another Tube Strike Over Breath Test Sacking

Members of the RMT union have voted to call another tube strike in London, one that's been triggered by the sacking of one member of staff for failing a breath test before going on duty last year. Read More >>

It’s ALL OUT Again for London Tube Workers Next Week Again

London's rail union has agreed to a new two-day strike being held, with the Underground set to be crippled somewhat for two days next week. Don't expect to have any fun whatsoever if you need to travel on London's tube lines between 9.00pm on Tuesday and 9.00pm on Thursday, when staff have been told not to come in. This one's over ticket office closures. [BBC] Read More >>