Older disputes and issues

When Our Strike Was Banned But We Walked Out Anyway

In 2001, at the height of our fight against the introduction of PPP, London Underground scuttled to its lawyers to get an RMT strike declared illegal. RMT members went ahead and walked out anyway.

It seems relevant in the current situation to tell the story. Here is how Workers' Liberty reported...

Defend 'Jobs for Life'

LUL seems intent on reneging on the "jobs for life" deal that strike action forced it to concede back in 2001.

That year, at the height of the battle to stop PPP (the story of which is told here and here), ASLEF and RMT took strike action together, at one point defying the anti-union laws. The...

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