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2015/01/28 17:13
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Workers will stage a planned walkout on February 5, February 13 and February 16, the Unite Union said. They are calling for equal pay across the capital's 18 bus operators. Drivers' pay can differ...
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2015/01/27 17:26
2015/01/27 17:26
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MORE than 400 workers at a Bridgwater factory will start strike action today (Tuesday), it has been confirmed. Up to 430 employees at fruit juice giant Refresco Gerber will down tools in a series of...
Bridgwater Tesco
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2015/01/27 16:11
2015/01/27 16:11
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Defence support Group (DSG) bosses made workers a new offer on Monday of this week in the hope of ending a dispute that saw 16 days of strikes at the end of last year. The Unite Union members at the...
2015/01/26 12:31
2015/01/26 12:31
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Tube strike called off after RMT hails 'progress' 9 October A 48-hour Tube strike planned by London Understand staff has been called off after "substantial progress" in negotiations held at the...
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2015/01/23 15:13
2015/01/23 15:13
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As buses roar past Transport for London’s headquarters on Victoria Street, Transport Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy is characteristically bullish on the strike: “It is clearly disruptive but it doesn’t...
2015/01/23 11:38
2015/01/23 11:38
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Social media users were bemused after the wrong government department responded to a petition about music venues with a copy and pasted response about a completely different subject. The Government’s...
2015/01/20 18:11
2015/01/20 18:11
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Workers at Barbour Jackets in Gateshead voted to end their strike on Monday of last week after winning significant concessions from management. The Unite Union members had just entered the second...
2015/01/20 01:10
2015/01/20 01:10
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CRISIS: An NHS trust chairman has said the current situation is like a 'second tsunami' [GETTY] David Wakefield, chairman of the trust that runs Royal Bolton Hospital, Greater Manchester, said it is...
2015/01/19 18:48
2015/01/19 18:48
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Barbour staff have accepted a new deal from their bosses after being re-balloted on the offer of a shorter working week. Workers at the clothing firm’s Gateshead-based warehouse went on strike...
Gateshead
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2015/01/17 09:47
2015/01/17 09:47
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Unite Union leave out bus company from 24-hour London strike A bus strike has been called by the Unite Union for January 13 in London (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Bus drivers eager to show...
2015/01/16 13:53
2015/01/16 13:53
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THE home of Cadbury Dairy Milk could become the home of Toblerone and Milka – thanks to the new £75 million investment from the chocolate firm’s American owners. The two bars are said to be...
2015/01/16 08:54
2015/01/16 08:54
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Published at 11:56, Wednesday, 14 January 2015 A bitter dispute over how 184 Eddie Stobart drivers lost their jobs has been settled out of court – reportedly for a seven-figure sum. Union officials...
Tesco
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2015/01/15 18:43
2015/01/15 18:43
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Quakers in Britain have become embroiled in a controversy over the treatment of hospitality workers at their national headquarters in central London. Three workers claim that they were effectively...
2015/01/15 15:24
2015/01/15 15:24
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Workers at Bridge Aluminium, in Bridge Street, Wednesbury, say around 20 people are set to lose their jobs. Some have taken up the offer of voluntary redundancy while others have been forced to...
2015/01/15 11:10
2015/01/15 11:10
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The Unite Union members had just entered the second week of a four-week strike over changes to shift patterns when the deal was made. Bosses were demanding that workers sign up to shifts that could...
2015/01/14 12:32
2015/01/14 12:32
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A London-wide bus strike yesterday deepened an existing ‘overcrowding crisis’ on Overground trains through Waltham Forest, according to a campaign group. Barking Gospel Oak Railway User Group say...
2015/01/13 18:10
2015/01/13 18:10
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Lines of buses remained parked in garages across London on Tuesday as over 20,000 drivers struck to demand better pay. Commuters faced delays, and tube and rail services were overcrowded. Transport...
2015/01/13 15:37
2015/01/13 15:37
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Thousands of London bus drivers stage walkout Published: 13 January 2015 Metroline bus drivers picket outside of Willesden bus depot in north west London. – Reuters pic, January 13, 2015.Thousands...
2015/01/13 15:27
2015/01/13 15:27
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Bus drivers who have gone on strike say they are doing it in solidarity with new workers. Metroline bus drivers took strike action today over issues with pay, with some Unite Union members rallying...
Rourke London
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2015/01/13 13:14
2015/01/13 13:14
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Buses are the most heavily used part of the capital’s transport system, with six-and-a-half million journeys a day; in parts of south London especially, and in the outer boroughs, they are the main...
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