United Kingdom -Greater London bus drivers on strike for single pay rate -January 13, 2015

Thousands of bus drivers in the Greater London area walked off the job to demand a single pay deal, similar to the one Tube drivers recently achieved.

Thousands of bus drivers in the Greater London area walked off the job to demand a single pay deal, similar to the one Tube drivers recently achieved. Currently, the 27,000 drivers working at 18 bus companies are being paid according to over 80 different pay rates. Differences in pay can amount to £3 per hour. Trade union representatives said the drivers simply want to earn equal pay for the same job.

English: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/13/london-bus-strike-hits ...  

http://www.bostonstandard.co.uk/news/national/bus-drivers-begin-pay-strike-1-6517206

 

 

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