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Friday, December 02, 2005

Happy Christmas from London Underground

Christmas Tube Strike? Grim StruggleTube Strike possibly announced later today

Yes, with the regularity that we've come to expect from the Tube (shame their trains couldn't run with the same predictability), it's time again for the annual threat of Christmas industrial action. Later today members from various railway unions will vote on whether to go on strike for a number of reasons.

The Daily Telegraph say: "London Underground Workers are expected to back a series of one-day strikes in a row over pensions and working conditions.

The Rail Maritime and Transport Union will announce the result of a ballot (today), but officials are confident of a 'yes' vote by hundreds of engineers and other workers

Perhaps someone who works for London Underground and looks at this site may outline some of the strike reasons for us and stop me from moaning about LU and their constant threat of strikes?

UPDATE - 5th December - as so many people have been asking and searching for information on this possible strike and industrial action - basically unless the staff's demands are met by December 9th, it looks as though the unions will be staging industrial action from December 19th. That's about as much as I know right now but I will update you as and when I hear or keep checking out Google News for the latest.

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