london underground strike
What was Mark Harding's crime? What had he done that prompted the police to act in such a robust manner? Mark, as a committed and dedicated defender of worker's rights had tried to persuade another member of staff from crossing the picket line. He hadn't been violent, or abusive, and the staff member concerned had successfully reported for work without incident.
London Underground workers have walked out on a 48-hour strike in a long-running row over Tube ticket office closures. Members
Last-ditch talks aimed at averting strikes by London Underground (LU) workers in a row over ticket office closures are to
The true economic impact of such strikes is hard to calculate accurately, but that doesn't stop lobby groups from throwing big numbers around... Once such a number is picked up in the popular press, it is widely quoted without examination, as the press coverage of the recent strike reveals.
Thousands of Metropolitan police civilian staff are set to walk out for two days in a row over pay, a move that will coincide
One may disagree with the tube strike, but that isn't an argument against Unions. But banning strikes or condemning strikers is suppressing legitimate democratic expression. And that's much worse than making the train late.
(Not really. As Matt Brawn was forced to point out, he was making a joke.) Here were some of our favourite funny #tubestrike
Shops hoping Boxing Day bargain-hunters will boost their coffers after a gloomy Christmas could be thwarted again by tube