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24-hour strike cripples London bus service

Some 27,000 workers in the Unite trade union from 18 different bus companies are involved in the strike in which workers are seeking a single agreement covering pay and conditions. There were a limited number of buses still operating, according to the report.

Long Island Rail Road strike averted, deal reached

Provides the 17% wage increase recommended by the Presidential Emergency Board, and includes the first-ever healthcare contributions from the 5,400 workers that make up the eight unions while protecting commuters and the MTA’s long-term financial stability.

SEPTA’s biggest union may call strike

May happen as soon as Sunday, when the transit system’s last union contract expires. SEPTA and the union plan to come to the bargaining table on Thursday.

London Underground unions suspend strike

Will continue to discuss halting proposed staff cuts. The cuts are part of Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan to remove ticket booths and place more staff members on platforms and concourses as riders switch to paying fares with Oyster cards that open gates automatically.

London Tube strike causes commuting chaos

Causes long lines at bus stops, packed buses, and thousands of commuters taking to the roads on bikes and on foot. Union rail drivers protesting job losses and plans to close manned ticket offices may stay off the job for two days this week and another two next week.

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