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Workmates: direct action workplace organising on the London Underground - Review

Track maintenance staff at work

A review by Steven Johns of the Solidarity Federation pamphlet Workmates: direct action workplace organising on the London Underground.

UK workplace news roundup, August 2010

Recent industrial news from the UK, including transport strikes in Liverpool, walkouts at West Lothian Council and Southampton libraries, and strike ballots for London firefighters, ambulance drivers, and tube staff.

More misery now! - The Red Menace

Article looking at the impact of the 1989 public transport workers' strikes in London and elsewhere.

The underground is going down the tube - Anarchist Communist Federation

Leaflet distributed to commuters during a 1989 strike of tube drivers.

Victory to the rail workers

Leaflet for a 1989 strike of tube drivers.

London Underground make new pay offer to tube staff

Picket at Elephant and Castle tube station.

London Underground Ltd (LUL) has made what it claims is a final offer in an attempt to end a pay and jobs row which led to a 48-hour strike last month.

Picket line interview with striking tube worker - June 2009

Brief interview from the picket line of the Tube strike that lasted from June 9 - June 11 2009.

Tube strike goes ahead as lawyers scrap deal

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Thousands of London Underground workers have launched a 48 hour strike against pay and job cuts.

Tube workers strike over safety equipment

Tube drivers on the Victoria line are staging a 24-hour strike in a row over door safety equipment. About 180 drivers on the Victoria Line stopped working from 9pm on Tuesday.

Tube worker warns of more conflict to come

Tube worker and RMT rep Andy Littlechild has beaten an attempt to oust him by Transport For London (TFL), but in an interview with Freedom Newspaper has warned this is not the end of it.