United Kingdom -RMT ballot over pay and working conditions at DLR -April 27, 2015

Ballot for strike action over pay and working conditions on Docklands Light Railway.

Trade union RMT is to ballot for strike action over pay and working conditions on Docklands Light Railway in two separate disputes. RMT reps have been involved in extensive in talks with Keolis/Amey Docklands management regarding the 2015 pay review and other issues including the shifting of the pay anniversary date. Following a series of meetings, the company failed to table a suitable pay offer. The RMT executive has taken the decision to conduct a ballot for strike action that will close on 12 May. The demands are pay for all the work performed, proper payslips, promised working time regulations and rosters and correct pay increases.

English: http://www.rmt.org.uk/news/rmt-to-ballot-for-action-over-pay-and-conditions …   

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