transport

BA strikes: management bluster and bullying as strike action spreads through Europe

British Airways cabin crews have struck for three days in a dispute which is quickly taking on the status of a set-piece battle between workers and management. With a general election weeks away, the political parties have attempted to outdo each other by laying into the strikers, with much of the media in tow.

Network Rail dispute: Railway signallers vote for strike action

Following in the wake of votes for strike action by railway maintenance workers and supervisors, signallers have delivered a vote for strike action in an RMT-organised ballot.

BA strikes: Management ups its bullying as the dispute goes international

With strikes at BA looming this weekend, management has furthered its attacks on the workforce, while the airline faces international solidarity with BA workers.

BA strike plan is classic union-busting technique

Gregor Gall examines the balance of power as the conflict between British Airways management and cabin crew comes to a head.

Railway maintenance workers vote to strike, further action brewing in the industry

RMT members have voted strongly for strike action, in what stands to be the first national strike of rail workers in 16 years. Other workers including signallers and electrical supply controllers may also strike following their ballots in the coming weeks.

Preface to book on the German Gate Gourmet dispute, 2005

Preface of a book on the dispute at airport catering firm Gate Gourmet in 2005 by German group Flying Picket.

Capital moves: transport and logistics

An analysis of the global transport and distribution industry, particularly with respect to the advent of "just-in-time" delivery and the implications for the working class.

BA strike: on a wing and a prayer?

An analysis of the 12-day Xmas strike at British Airways called by the Unite union. By Gregor Gall, professor of industrial relations at the University of Hertfordshire.

Striking transport workers in Lyon occupy head office

After six days of strike action 20 workers have occupied parts of the head office of Keolis, the company responsible for the city's public transport.

Victorious Belfast traffic warden speaks

From issue 2 of The Leveller, this is an expanded version of the story of the four-month battle against bosses by Belfast traffic wardens. This article contains extracts from an interview with an NCP worker involved in the dispute elaborated on the deal they had won, and how they fought their bosses.