Around 135 jobs will reportedly be lost at the the Western Region International Air Hub in southern California, one of UPS’ largest air facilities in the country.
The London Bus Rank-and-File Committee and the Socialist Equality Party are calling for the reinstatement of London bus driver David O’Sullivan, sacked for upholding workers’ rights to health and safety during a pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 60 bus workers in the capital.
The death rate among London bus drivers is three times the national average, with the families of those killed demanding answers.
In London, Berlin, Paris, New York, Sao Paulo and India, bus and transport workers are fighting back. O’Sullivan’s sacking is a test case for the rights of key workers everywhere. Join the campaign today!
Northern Virginia transit workers’ strike enters second week after union and company negotiations fail
Since last week, several hundred bus drivers, mechanics, utility, facility workers and clerks have been involved in the largest transit strike in the Washington D.C. region since 2019.
At press conference, NALC president falsely claims no job cuts under restructuring of US Postal Service
In reality, the Delivering for America program is being used to eliminate tens of thousands of jobs, close thousands of post offices and redraw over 100,000 carrier routes.
According to the most recent US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) update there were 5,486 on the job deaths in 2022, a 5.7 percent rise over 2021.
Management at Berlin’s BVG local transit company has decided to postpone the reintroduction of front boarding. Drivers must ensure front doors remain closed until they agree it is safe.
The massive “no” vote registered at Park Royal, Stamford Brook and Shepherds Bush speaks to a growing mood of opposition to Unite’s record of collusion.
UK: Claim of strike “victory” at Go North West unravels as Unite refuses to disclose its rotten deal
The refusal of Unite to outline the deal and organise a ballot can only mean that what is being proposed is so toxic that Unite is working frantically on how to sell it to the Go North West drivers and to prevent an angry backlash.
“We are not cattle and will not be sacrificed to protect the profits of the corporations and banks who have made a financial killing during the pandemic,” states the resolution passed by the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee.