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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

London Underground Strike on the Way

Tube Strike ThreatNews just in - look's like a Tube Strike is on the way!

One of the main London Underground Unions - TSSA has voted in favour of industrial action.

They said "Strike ballot - a resounding YES!
TSSA members at London Underground have delivered a firm response to LUL's attempts to cut jobs and terms and conditions. Talks are continuing to attempt to achieve our objectives and members will be informed of the outcome of those talks.

Thank you to all our members who voted so convincingly to support their union colleagues. Remember - together we are stronger, if you have a colleague who isn’t a union member ask them to join TSSA
."

81% of the members voted for strike action. It will be interesting to see if the other major union the RMT go the same way.

The issues behind this potential industrial action are here.

Watch this space and the news for more as it hits the web.

UPDATE - RMT have also planned industrial action Tube Strike dates announced for April 2008.


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