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26 June 2015

UK: National Express bus driver accused of "racist and Islamophobic" tirade - includes company comments

Author: André Rhoden-Paul, Guardian (UK)

"National Express investigates claim of driver's 'racist and Islamophobic' tirade", 25 Jun 2015...

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6 May 2015

UK Trade Union Group of MPs criticise National Express Group's US subsidiary over freedom of association

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17 March 2015

UK: Not a single high street retail chain will commit to pay living wage, investigation finds

Author: James Moore, Independent (UK)

Retailers have come under fire after investigations by The Independent revealed that not a single high street retail chain has guaranteed staff the living wage. Last week National Express became the first transport company to become an accredited UK...

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10 September 2013

'A victory for common sense': Railway worker suspended for breaching health safety rules after rescuing wheelchair-bound pensioner who fell on the tracks has job reinstated (UK)

Author: Tara Brady, Daily Mail (UK)

A railway worker who was suspended after leaping on to the tracks to help rescue a disabled woman has been reinstated. Customer service assistant...was on the platform...when he saw the elderly passenger roll 5ft down on to the line in her wheelchair....

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9 May 2013

MPs wade into row at National Express

Author: James Moore, Independent [UK]

An 80-strong group of Labour MPs has taken the unusual step of writing to shareholders in National Express to urge them to vote down its report and accounts at today's annual meeting over its treatment of drivers of US school buses. The letter.....

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Company response
6 May 2013

National Express response

Author: National Express

Our Workplace Rights Policy guarantees the rights of all employees, wherever they work. Reflecting the importance of employee relations, and in line with accepted practice, this issue is reported to the whole Board. We are confident this remains the...

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17 April 2013

No talk of strike, but Durham bus drivers fired up about bus safety [USA]

Author: Sujata Jain, Walb News 10 [USA]

[B]us drivers described their day-to-day working conditions. "I go home and cry because there are days I don't know if I'm going to make it," says Claudia Herring, a Durham bus driver...bus drivers and monitors...say the...buses are unsafe and...

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1 April 2013

[PDF] Please vote AGAINST Resolution 1 – The Director’s Annual Report and Accounts at National Express AGM on 9 May 2013

Author: Local Authority Pension Fund Forum; IBT (Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters) General Fund; UNITE the Union (OSSF and UASPS Funds)

As fellow shareholders of National Express Group...we the undersigned investors are calling for a vote AGAINST Resolution 1 –The Director’s Annual Report and Accounts at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 9 May 2013 to signal the need for...

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Company response
20 March 2012

National Express response

Author: National Express

The Logan Report is based on the erroneous premise that "NEG's WRP fails to incorporate a single universal labor rights standard.” That is factually incorrect and a complete mischaracterisation of the policy. NEG's Workplace Rights Policy is taken...

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27 February 2012

National Express Group’s human rights’ policy flawed says report

Author: Unite & Teamsters

A new report…highlights serious flaws in the National Express Group’s human rights policy. The report, ‘National Express Group’s Diminution of Labor Rights in the U.S,’ starkly concludes that the company’s policy enables it to continue anti-union...

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