KEEP UNDERGROUND TICKET OFFICES OPEN

London AF members handed this out outside London tube stations yesterday:KEEP UNDERGROUND TICKET OFFICES OPENBoris Johnson, Mayor of London, is planning to close all London Underground ticket offices. This would be breaking the pledge that he made to keep them open during his election campaign in 2008. All 268 ticket offices are planned on being... Continue Reading →

Cross at Crossrail

On 14th September 2012 28 workers including two union representatives were sacked from the Westbourne Park site of the Crossrail development in London. In addition 15 workers were laid off at the Chatham docks site of Crossrail. The main contractor for the tunnelling operation is the Bam Ferrovial Kier (BFK) consortium. Because safety reps from... Continue Reading →

All aboard!

All aboard! Over 2000 bus drivers from nine garages across north London took 24 hour strike action from 3am Thursday 29 November 2012 following Arriva North's decision not to award workers a percentage pay increase this year despite massive profits. DB Group which owns Arriva PLC made a €853,665,000 in profit before tax in the... Continue Reading →

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