London

Heathrow: Three day strike at Terminal 5

Construction workers for Laing O'Rourke at the Heathrow Terminal 5 site are likely to begin a three day strike from Tuesday morning at 6.45 until the same time Friday morning over their ongoing pay dispute.

Lammas land grab

Secret plans to hand over protected green space in Leyton to allotment holders from Hackney are being hatched by Waltham Forest Council and Olympic developers.

London: Warden walk out threat

A walkout by Hackney's 70 traffic wardens has moved a step closer after they agreed to ballot for strike action in a dispute over pay and late-night working.

Heathrow building workers set to strike again

A second strike by workers building Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport looks set to go ahead.

Anti church movement demonstration in Hyde Park - Karl Marx

Contemporary illustration of a riot in Hyde Park, 1866

An account by Karl Marx of a demonstration in Hyde Park, London, against a proposed ban on Sunday trading on June 24, 1855.

Tube strike update: new offer criticised

RMT and ASLEF arrange joint ballot over health and safety, harrassment and breached agreements.

Background to the tube drivers' wildcat

As RMT station workers struck over jobs and safety on Monday 9 January, tube drivers on the Northern line took wildcat strike action in support of a suspended colleague.

Second tube union to ballot for strike action

Over 2,000 ASLEF members employed by London Underground could be set to join RMT members on the picket lines as the union begins a strike ballot.

Interview with an RMT member: The New Year tube strikes

With two tube strikes in as many weeks, and more still to come, libcom.org conducted this interview with a long standing London Underground worker and RMT member on the eve of the second strike.

Opera workers to strike

Staff at the English National Opera (ENO) have voted to strike over a pay dispute. Members of the broadcasting union Bectu voted 94% in favour of strike action.