Striking UK bus drivers, gas workers exchange solidarity

Vol. 85/No. 10 - March 15, 2021

LONDON — Striking bus drivers mounted a lively picket at London’s Park Royal depot here Feb. 22-24. They are fighting wage cuts of up to 2,500 pounds ($3,500) a year and longer shifts. Some 2,000 drivers took strike action. They’re…

Manchester bus drivers strike against attack on hours, pay

Vol. 85/No. 10 - March 15, 2021
Striking Go North West bus drivers picket in Manchester, England, March 1. Company is trying to bypass workers’ Unite union to implement longer work hours, layoffs and benefit cuts.

MANCHESTER, England — Bus drivers at Go North West here went on strike Feb. 28 after bosses tried to impose a new contract with longer working hours for the same pay. The company insisted workers individually sign the contract, bypassing…