United Kingdom -Yes vote for tube strike -May 10, 2013

In separate ballots RMT members working on the Tube have voted for strike action over a host of industrial issues. Staff on the Piccadilly Line voted 9:1 for action in response to London Underground riding roughshod over agreements and abusing a range of agreed policies and procedures. Drivers at a range of depots serving the Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle Lines voted to take action over disputes arising from the introduction of new trains. Tube cleaners working for Danish multi-national ISS on London Underground Tube Lines contract by 100% for strike action in a dispute over pay and workplace justice and electricians and engineers working for contractors Mitie on the TFL contract have voted by around 9:1 one for action in a dispute over redundancies and unilateral changes to working conditions.

English: http://union-news.co.uk/2013/05/breaking-massive-yes-vote-for-four-tube-strikes/


For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.

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