The Workers Party of Britain denounces the ‘fire and rehire’ stunt being pulled by Go North West and salutes the example being set by the striking Manchester bus drivers.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces London bus companies for using the smokescreen of the pandemic to cut drivers’ wages and supports the ongoing strike campaign.
The Workers Party of Britain strongly condemns the practice of fire and rehire, which has raised its ugly head again, this time in Manchester.
Mixed signals from government and employers are putting lives in jeopardy. The Workers Party of Britain deplores this dangerous inconsistency in instructions being given to rail workers in areas identified as breeding grounds for the highly infectious covid South African variant.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces South Western Railway’s plan to stop its on-board catering provision, making more than 130 workers redundant and depriving the traveling public of a valued service.
Birmingham city council knows how to waste public money. The Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme installed in Kings Heath is supposed to reduce the number of cars on the road, although in reality all it has done is funnel them onto fewer roads, increasing congestion and raising the emissions levels on those roads.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by Sodexo to sack 30 of the catering workers who run the London Underground canteen, some of whom have been doing the job for as long as 20 years.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by a major London bus operator to impose ‘remote signing on’ onto its drivers, to the detriment of both the drivers and the travelling public.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by Britain’s biggest bus and coach builder to wipe out 650 jobs at its sites in Guildford, Falkirk and Scarborough, with the complete closure of the Guildford works.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the attempt by bosses at the Go North West bus company in Manchester to take advantage of the pandemic to impose inferior pay and conditions on about 500 drivers, potentially reducing their wages by some £2,000 a year.