CBS Outdoor

Vultures Swoop on Posters Business

CBS has sold its advertisement-posting business to private equity company Platinum.

It promises that things will remain the same for the workers who post the adverts. So that will me more of the same rubbish pay and job insecurity, then - more of a threat than a promise!

This contract has...

CBS Outdoor Demand Safe Equipment for their Job

CBS Outdoor workers, who put posters up on the Tube, are being made to use a tool to smooth the posters out, which puts a lot of pressure on their hands and is causing them damage. The company recognise this, and has ordered some replacements from the USA. But as they say, the USA seems like a...

Defend RMT reps

RMT reps continue to be sacked in an attempt to pick apart the union.

A ballot will soon start on CBS outdoor to reinstate sacked rep Brendan Judge. He was sacked before Xmas, without evidence, on trumped up charges. Management’s motive is that Brendan played a key role in the successful first...

Defend Brendan Judge!

Brendan Judge, RMT rep on CBS Outdoor who put the posters up on the Underground, has been sacked following a disciplinary hearing.

Brendan was key to organising the very successful strike on CBS in the summer and management have been victimising him ever since. The problems for Brendan started...

CBS Outdoor rep victimised

Brendan Judge, Health and Safety rep for CBS Outdoors poster company has been suspended from his job in a blatant act of trade union victimisation. The company have been making his life difficult since the inspiring and successful strike in the summer, which he helped to organise. First they moved...

CBS Outdoor Win

Workers at CBS Outdoor have won better pay after striking. The 100% solid 4-day strike was a product of bitterness against management and inspirational rank-and-file workplace organising by the union reps.

When pay talks started last year, CBS offered 2.5%. Negotiations built that up to 4.2%...

CBS Outdoor Strike

Workers at CBS, the company who have the contracts for putting up advertising posters on the Tube, have gone on strike over pay and a list of injustices that have mounted over the years. There were around 40 people on the picket line at their depot at Blackhorse Road last night, and 20 yesterday...

Poster Staff To Strike

CBS Outdoor staff - the people who put up advertising posters in stations - are to strike for four days to demand a better pay offer. Having voted 65-6 for strikes, and 64-7 for action short of strikes, they will walk out for four days (which will be two shifts each) from Thursday morning to Monday...

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